Cameron Reid Smith, MD, PhD

Cameron Reid Smith, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254

Office Phone:

 

Email:

csmith@anest.ufl.edu

 


 

Dr. Smith hails from Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. He joined the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida after completing his Fellowship in Acute and Peri-operative Pain Medicine at the University of Florida. Prior to this, he did his Anesthesiology residency training and a research fellowship at the University of Florida as the Gravenstein Scholar in Clinical and Translational Science.

Dr. Smith attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he also completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology  and Biophysics. Preceding this, he completed both a Master of Science degree in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario. Outside the hospital, Dr. Smith is both an avid SCUBA diver and an accomplished bassist.

 

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Pediatric pain
  • Point-of-care ultrasound
  • Advanced airway management
  • Resident education
  • Gas physiology and pharmacology
  • Liquid ventilation
  • Alternobaric medicine and decompression sickness

 

Education

2017 Fellowship – Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2016 Fellowship – Research (Dept. of Anesthesiology) University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2016 Residency in Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2013 Internship (Dept. of Anesthesiology) University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2012 Doctor of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Richmond, VA
2008 Doctor of Philosophy (Physiology and Biophysics) Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia Richmind, VA
2004 Master of Science (Pharmacology) University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario
2000 Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario

 

Awards and Honors

2016 Gravenstein Scholar. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
2015 Gravenstein Scholar. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
2014 FAER Resident Scholar. Foundation for Anesthesiology Education and Research.
2014 Gravenstein Scholar. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
2013 Gravenstein Scholar. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
2012 Gravenstein Scholar. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
2012 Featured article of the Quarter: Intravenous Perfluorocarbon Emulsions Increase Whole-Body Oxygenation After Severe Decompression Sickness. Diving Hyperb Med. 2012 March; 42(1):10-17.

 

Selected Publications

  • Gray CF, Smith CR, Zasimovich Y, Tighe PJ. Economic Considerations of Acute Pain Medicine Programs. Tech Orthop. Manuscript accepted.
  • Smith CR, Parsons JT, Zhu J, Spiess BD. Intravenous Perfluorocarbon Emulsions Increase the Extent, but not the Rate of Nitrogen Washout After Severe Decompression Sickness. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Smith CR, Urdaneta, P, Gravenstein, N. Use-dependent curvature changes in the GlideRite® reusable intubation stylet. A A Case Rep. 2016 May 15;6(10):299-304.
  • Smith CR, Parsons JT, Zhu J, Spiess BD. Intravenous Perfluorocarbon Emulsions Increase Whole-Body Oxygenation After Severe Decompression Sickness. Diving Hyperb Med. 2012 March; 42(1):10-17.
  • Smith CR and Brinster DR. Combined Treatment of Traumatic Aortic Transection and Kommerell’s Diverticulum. Innovations. 2010 Sept; 5(5):372-4.
  • Smith CR, Spiess BD. The Two Faces of Eve: Gas Anaesthesia and Inert Gas Narcosis (Review). Diving Hyperb Med. 2010 June; 40(2):68-77.
  • Parsons JT, Smith CR, Zhu J, Spiess BD.  High Resolution Retinal Angiography: A Novel Non-Invasive Procedure for the Real Time Assessment of Bubble Formation/Resolution in Animal Models of Arterial Gas Embolism and Decompression Sickness (DCS).  Undersea Hyperb Med. 2009;36(3):169-81.
  • Spiess BD, Zhu J, Pierce B, Weis R, Berger BE, Reses J, Smith CR, Ewbank B, and Ward KR. Effects of Perfluorocarbon Infusion in an Anesthetized Swine Decompression Model. J Surg Res, 2009 May 1; 153(1):83-94. (Epub 2008 Mar 26).