Russell Smith, MD, FACS Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist

Russell Smith, MD, FACS is a Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist for Baptist Health in Jacksonville, FL

Areas of Expertise Include:

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

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


Surgical Oncologist
Otolaryngologist (ENT)
Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education & Training

Doctor of Medicine 1991 - 1995
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Residency 1995 - 2000
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Fellowship 2000 - 2001
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

Baptist-Southeast Gynecologic Oncology Associates Inc