Cameron Reid Smith, MD, PhD
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254
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
|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.|
- 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).