Meet the Medical Director

Dr. Jerry Smith, MD - Certified Physiatrist Safehaven Medical Director

Dr. Smith is a graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. He completed his medical degree from the University of Kentucky, School of Medicine in Lexington, KY. He interned at Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala. and his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the Medical College of Virginia.

As a staff physician with Siskin Hospital until 2001, Dr. Smith served as the Program Director of Siskin Hospital's Stroke Program. He was also an assistant professor with the Chattanooga Unit of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine residency training program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation based at Siskin Hospital.

Dr. Smith is currently practicing at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation.

Dr. Smith is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is also a certified acupuncturist through the UCLA acupuncture course.

Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, American Medical Association, Tennessee Medical Association.

Dr. Smith leads a group of physicians that make rounds and provide 24-hour on-call support for the Safehaven Program.

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