Dr. Desmond E. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 62

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Care Philosophy

We are aggressive in determining your risk of having cardiovascular disease and a stroke or heart attack. We believe in a holistic approach to your care. Therefore, we attempt to counsel you to reduce your any high risk that you may have. We provide the latest in cardiac and vascular ultrasound technologies, including Carotid IMTand sophisticated cholesterol measurements, BNP and Echocardiogram to assess for Congestive heart Failure; Abdominal Vascular studies to rule out abdominal vascular disease (aneurysm), Stress/Echocardiogram to assess for coronary artery disease; when necessary nuclear studies. I am certified as a Hypertension Specialist (American Society of Hypertension) and Our office is Certified for Echocardiography and Vascular studies (ICAVL/ICAEL). We have a Nutritionist, Kinesiologist, Behavioral Consultant, Massage Therapist and Durable Medical Goods Speicalist (to provide diabetic supplies). This is an unique, state of the art practice, well known in the Southeast.


  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine, 1992
  • Internal Medicine, 1986
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

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Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Phyllis Wheatley Recognition Award for Community Service in the field of Medicine, 12/2000
  • Top Speaker for Bristol Myers Squibb on the topic of Hypertension, 2000 - 200
  • Charter Member Hypertension Specialist, 2009
  • Waht are We to Do? Cardiovascular Disease Prevention., 2010
  • 24 Ambulatory Blood pressure Monitoring to Prevent Over treatment of White Coat Syndrome, 2011
  • Misunderstood, 2009

Education & Training

Medical School

Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Graduated in 1979

Internship Hospital

Montefiore Med Center
Complete in 1980

Residency Hospital

Harlem Hospital
Complete in 1982
Montefiore Med Center
Complete in 1981

Other Education

Bowman Gray
Complete in 2002

Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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