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J. Keith Smith, MD, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Research - UNC Dept. of Radiology

Department of Radiology
    Division of Neuroradiology

Cancer Services, Diagnostic Services, Neuroradiology
Cancer Services, Multidisciplinary Clinical Services, Neuro-Oncology Program, Radiology
Radiology, Neuroradiology


Special Interests:
MRI, central nervous system and spine.
Clinical Appointment Phone:  919-966-1884
Work Phone:  919-966-3085

J. Keith Smith, PhD

American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Board Certified  (1993)
American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology - Board Certified  (1997, 2007)

Education and Training
Medical School: MD, Louisiana State University Medical School, Shreveport, LA, 1987
  PhD, Louisiana State University Medical School, Shreveport, LA, 1989
Residency: University of Texas, Houston, TX, 1989 - 1993
Area: Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1993 - 1995
Area: Neuroradiology

Professional Positions
  1. Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina, 1998-2004

  2. Associate Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina, 2004-present

  3. Residency Program Director - Diagnostic Radiology, University of North Carolina, 2007-2011

  4. Vice-Chair of Clinical Research within Dept. of Radiology, University of North Carolina, 2011-present

  1. Fellow, UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators, 2011-2016

  2. Mid-Career Leadership Initiative, UNC School of Medicine, 2010

  3. Teaching Scholar, UNC School of Medicine, 2007-2008

Physician Referral:
You can request a physician referral by calling UNC HealthLink at (919) 966-7890,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.