Frederick Smith, MD | Board Advisor


Dr. Smith provides SDV INTERNATIONAL’s clients with highly valuable clinical and operational insights that benefit a wide range of stakeholders. Dr. Smith is widely recognized for his research and expertise in the areas of breast, colorectal and lung cancers. He is a practicing Medical Oncologist in Washington D.C. and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiation at Georgetown University. He is active in cancer clinical trials and is a prolific author of articles and abstracts in the field of chemotherapy.

During his tenure at Georgetown University, he has participated in all phases of clinical trials. He has authored more than 50 articles and abstracts in the field of chemotherapy as well as reviews of the natural history of malignancy. Dr. Smith was the primary liaison for a French-American agreement for collaborative research as well as for extramural research in the community. Dr. Smith leads the local community in assisting patients onto appropriate cancer clinical trials. As a medical practitioner, he is keenly in touch with the realities of patient care while maintaining his knowledge of academic life. Consequently, he is an excellent bridge for both communities.

Dr. Smith has served as Medical Consultant to the Montgomery Hospice Society, Medical Director of Oncology for Suburban Hospital, and on the Board of Directors and Trustees of The Washington Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Dr. Smith is a graduate of the St. Louis University Medical School. He did his internship and residency in medicine at Georgetown University Hospital and his fellowship in medical oncology at the Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center at Georgetown. Dr. Smith has been elected by his peers as one of Washington’s “Top Doctors” over more than 15 consecutive years, as published annually by Washingtonian Magazine.

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