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Richard Smith

  • LECTURER Medicine, Cardiology
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Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, Sackler School of Medicine

  • Residency, General Medicine
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Cardiology Fellow
    Winthrop University Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Richard Smith is Board Certificatied in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Comprehensive Adult Echocardiography, including Transesophageal Imaging.  Dr. Smith is a graduate of the Sackler School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and his Cardiology Fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Smith is skilled in non-invasive cardiology with an emphasis on risk factor modification, atrial fibrillation, and left ventricular diastolic function.

    Dr. Richard Smith served on staff at Winthrop University Hospital for eight years, where he directed the Echocardiography Program and Cardiology Clinics.  Dr. Smith was recognized as the Outstanding Attending Physician of the Year in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. In addition, Dr. Smith has been an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

    Dr. Richard Smith's clinical research involving Atrial Fibrillation was previously published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In addition to multiple scientific publications, he has also published poetry and short stories, and has enjoyed performing his works publicly. Dr. Smith states, “Medicine is both an art and a science, and a good clinician should incorporate an understanding of this philosophy into the care of his or her patients.”

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr.Smith is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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