Christopher C. Smith, MD, FACS is a board certified general surgeon that has practiced in Albany since 1983. A native of Tifton, Georgia, Dr. Smith earned a B.S. degree from the University of Georgia, and then earned the Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
Dr. Smith completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Chris Smith is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Smith is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the Georgia Society of General Surgeons (founding member and president), Georgia Surgical Society, Medical Association of Georgia, American College of Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the Dougherty County Medical Society.
Dr. Smith has full privileges at both Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Palmyra Medical Center, and has held various medical staff appointments including Chief of
In addition to vein treatment, Dr. Smith maintains a full practice in all aspects of general surgery, including gastrointestinal surgery, surgery of the skin and soft tissues, endocrine and thyrois surgery, breast surgery, cancer surgery, and anti-reflux surgery for treatment of severe GERD.