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Russell Smith, MD, FACS

Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist

4.9 out of 5 stars

4.9 out of 5 stars 491 reviews

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Thyroid nodules and cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Skull base tumors
  • Transoral robotic surgery
  • Skin cancers and melanoma

About the Doctor

Russell Smith, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon who has dedicated his career to caring for patients with benign and cancerous tumors of the head and neck area. He believes in a multidisciplinary approach to care for patients affected by head and neck cancers. He uses minimally invasive surgical approaches for a variety of different tumors. His areas of expertise include:


  • Chief, Section of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology


  • Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck


  • Residency

    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine - ,

    1996 - 2000

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine - ,

    1991 - 1995

  • Internship

    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine - ,

    1995 - 1996

  • Fellowship

    University of Iowa - ,

    2000 - 2001

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Physician Enterprise
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

Baptist-Southeast Gynecologic Oncology Associates, Inc.

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