Matthew Smith MD

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EDUCATION
August 2000- May 2004
Louisiana State University (LSU)

Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
July 2005- May 2009
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Doctor of Medicine
July 2009- June 2010
University of Tennessee Medical Center - Knoxville

Transitional year Internship
July 2010- Present
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Ophthalmology Residency Program
LICENSURE
2010 – Present
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
May 2004- May 2005
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Emergency Room Scribe
June 2010-Present
Vision 4 Less Eye Care, Shreveport, LA

Refraction and Contact Lens Fitting
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Nov. 1995 Eagle Scout Project : Missionaries of Charity, Baton Rouge, LA
2000-2009 - USA Hockey: Ice Hockey Referee Adult/ Children
2002-2005 - Baton Rouge United Hockey Association, Executive Board: Head of Officiating
2006-2009 - St.Joseph's Catholic Church: Eucharistic Minister
2010-Present - Medical Student Instructor: Pre-Clinical Ophthalmology Lectures
2010-Present - Medical Student Mentor: Clinical Ophthalmology Rotation

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2006-2009
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Bone and Organ Procurement Volunteer
2007-2009
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Eye Clinic

Medical Student Volunteer
2007-2009
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, LSUHSC-Shreveport

Annual Jade Campaign: Hepatitis B Awareness Project
2010- Present
"Pool of Siloam" Glaucoma Screening Program, Shreveport, LA

Monthly Physician Volunteer
RESEARCH
August 2000- May 2005
Louisiana State University Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Researcher, LSU Dept. of Biological Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA."Evolutionary Genetics in Drosophila sp." Principal Investigator – Mohamed A.F. Noor, Ph.D. - Coinvestigator.
Summer 2006
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

"Biomechanical Stability of Locking and Non-locking Plates in Osteoporotic Humerus Bones." Principal Investigator – Tina Lynn Creekmore, M.D., LSUHSC - Coinvestigator.
August-September 2008
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

"Innovative Rheumatology Teaching Methods." Principal Investigator – Seth Mark Berney, M.D., Chief of Division of Rheumatology, LSUHSC - Participant.
June 2011
Alumni Day, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Matthew D. Smith, M.D. and Thomas B. Redens, M.D.,"Acidic Chemical Burn of the Cornea: A Case Report."
June 2012
Alumni Day, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Matthew D. Smith, M.D., and Chanping Liang, M.D.,"Efficacy of Bleb Needling After Trabeculectomy: A Retrospective Case Series."
June 2013
Alumni Day, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Matthew D. Smith, M.D., and Chanping Liang, M.D.,"Efficacy of Bleb Needling After Trabeculectomy: A Retrospective Case Series Continued."
MEMBERSHIPS
2005-Present Catholic Medical Student Association
2010-Present - American Academy of Ophthalmology

AWARDS
Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout Award
Southern Medical Association Scholarship Award
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Doctor Details
Primary Specialty
Refractive Surgery
Secondary Specialty
General
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)