Dr. Frederick Smith, MD

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Regional Cancer Care Associates 5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1300 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Get Directions
Dr. Frederick Smith, MD
Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at the Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. Originally a native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagra University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown's academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care. Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family. Medical Education:St. Louis University (cum laude) Residency:Georgetown University Fellowship:Georgetown University Board Certifications: Medical Oncology Languages Spoken:English

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Regional Cancer Care Associates5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1300
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at the Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. Originally a native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagra University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown's academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family.

  • Medical Education:St. Louis University (cum laude)
  • Residency:Georgetown University
  • Fellowship:Georgetown University
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology
  • Languages Spoken:English

Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

Oncology

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  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    St Louis University

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown University

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Georgetown University

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Burmese

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Specialties

  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest