David S. Smith, MD - Family Medicine

Dr. David S. Smith reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Smith is a family medicine physician with a special interest in Down Syndrome and has devoted much of his career to teaching. He has been director of the Down Syndrome Clinic of Wisconsin in Milwaukee since 1996 and is on the editorial board of the Down Syndrome Quarterly. Dr. Smith is a lecturer on Down Syndrome and has served as co-principal investigator on two related grants, "A Family-Centered Down Syndrome Clinic," in 1995 - 1996 and 1996 - 1997.

Dr. Smith is in private practice in Hartford, Wisconsin. He has been a reviewer for American Family Physician since 1993.

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Practice - 1983, 1989, 1995, 2002

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Down Syndrome


MD: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 1980
Residency: Wausau Family Practice (affiliated with University of Wisconsin), 1980 - 1983

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1990–2002
Clinical Assistant Professor and Preceptor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 1995–2002
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family & Community Medicine, Medical College, Wisconsin, 2003 - present

Hospital Affiliations

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1987–present
St. Joseph Community Hospital, West Bend, WI, 2000–present

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Family Physicians
Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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