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Steven Smith

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Nephrology
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, * Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine *

  • Residency,
    New York Presbyterian Medical Center / Columbia

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    * Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center *

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    * Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center *

  • Fellowship, Nephrology
    * Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center *


    Dr. Steven Smith is an expert in the clinical care of patients across the full spectrum of kidney diseases. In addition he has special training and long term experience in caring for patients with kidney transplants.

    He also has a very large practice of patients with chronic kidney disease as well as patients on dialysis. He has been the medical director of a peritoneal dialysis program, a kidney transplant program and now serves as a trainng program director in nephrology.


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    Named to the Super Doctors list: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
    The New York Times Magazine


Sandhu G, Bansal A, Ranade A, Aggarwal R, Narayanswami G, Jones J, Smith SD. Negative double stranded DNA and anti-Smith antibodies in lupus nephritis, Nephrology Reviews 2012; 4: 55-57. DOI:10.4081/nr.2012.e13.;.

Singh A, Arif F, Smith SD. Intravenous immunoglobulin-induced reversible neutropenia in a renal transplant patient. Clinical nephrology 2005 Sep; 64(3).

Sandhu G, Gini MB, Ranade A, Djebali D, Smith S. Penile calciphylaxis: a life-threatening condition successfully treated with sodium thiosulfate. American journal of therapeutics 2012 Jan; 19(1).

Sandhu G, Casares P, Ranade A, Jones J, Amar LI, Guisado D, Chan G, Smith SD. Acute calciphylaxis precipitated by the initiation of hemodialysis. Clinical nephrology 2013 Oct; 80(4).

Sandhu G, Djebali D, Bansal A, Chan G, Smith SD. Serum concentrations of aluminum in hemodialysis patients. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2011 Mar; 57(3).

Appel GB, Smith S. Immunologically Mediated Nephritic Renal Disease; Fauci AS, Lichtenstein LM eds. Current Therapy in Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology 5th Edition. Mosby; St. Louis 1996..;.

Spital A, Smith S. Transplantation 101: Negotiating the System (chapter 8); Kushner T ed. Surviving Healthcare Cambridge University Press; New York 2010: 96-123..;.

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Dr. Smith did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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