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Timothy E. Smith, MD

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Timothy E. Smith, MD

Timothy E. Smith, MD

Director, Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

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Contact Information


  • Alpha Omega Alpha

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

  • NC Society of Anesthesiologists

  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

  • NPI: 1962487827

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

Education & Training

  • BA

    1985 - Furman University

  • MD

    1994 - Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Internship

    1995 - Ochsner Foundation Hospital

  • Residency

    1998 - Anesthesiology: Wake Forest University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

  • Fellowship

    1999 - Pediatric Anesthesia: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology


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Research Interests

  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula, Laryngoscopy, Foreign Bodies, Perioperative Care, Intraoperative Complications

Recent Publications

  • Assessment of Common Criteria for Awake Extubation in Infants and Young Children.
    Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Downard MG, McLouth CJ, Smith TE, Templeton LB, Pecorella SH, Hammon DE, O'Brien JJ, McLaughlin DH, Lawrence AE, Tennant PR, Ririe DG. Anesthesiology. 2019 10; 131(4):801-808.
  • Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis.
    Ririe DG, Smith TE, Wood BC, Glazier SS, Couture DE, Argenta LC, David LR. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Oct; 21(10):1015-9.
  • Late diagnosis of H-Type tracheoesophageal fistula.
    Smith TE, Ririe DG. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Oct; 20(10):969-70.
  • Better for some, maybe not for all: a response to preemptive transfusion and infusion strategy in children during craniofacial reconstruction.
    Ririe DG, Smith TE, David LR, Argenta LC. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Jun; 20(6):574-5.
  • A well-fertilized bulb should blossom.
    Smith TE, d'Hulst D, Ririe DG. Anesth. Analg. 2004 Aug; 99(2):622.
  • Video-assisted ductal ligation in premature infants.
    Hines MH, Raines KH, Payne RM, Covitz W, Cnota JF, Smith TE, O'Brien JJ, Ririe DG. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2003 Nov; 76(5):1417-20; discussion 1420.
  • Surgical advancement influences perioperative care: a comparison of two surgical techniques for sagittal craniosynostosis repair.
    Ririe DG, David LR, Glazier SS, Smith TE, Argenta LC. Anesth. Analg. 2003 Sep; 97(3):699-703.

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