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Clinical Assistant Professor Associate Medical Director


Smeet Bhimani, DO, MBA is a dedicated faculty member in the field of Emergency Medicine, boasting a unique blend of expertise that includes an MBA in strategy and entrepreneurship. He completed a rigorous 4-year residency in Pennsylvania, where he not only excelled but also served as Chief Resident, showcasing his leadership and clinical acumen. Beyond academia, he finds genuine fulfillment in advising startup companies and holds the position of associate medical director in the Emergency Department. A passion for nurturing the next generation of medical professionals comes to life as he engages in bedside teaching with resident physicians and medical students. Additionally, Smeet brings a wealth of knowledge from his fellowship in leadership and administration. Outside of the hospital, he treasures quality time spent with a young daughter and indulges in a love for the great outdoors, embarking on invigorating hikes that lead to new adventures. Smeet is an avid traveler, always eager to explore diverse cultures and cuisines, though his heart is never far from the simple joy of savoring a delicious slice of pizza.


Leadership and Administration Fellowship
University of North Carolina
Department of Emergency Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Master in Business Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kenan-Flagler Business School
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Chapel Hill, NC

Emergency Medicine Residency
Lehigh Valley Heath Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Medical School
Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine (Formerly University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
Stratford, NJ

Undergraduate Studies
Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Economics
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

Professional Societies & Memberships

  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Emergency Medical Residents Association
  • North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians - Current Board Member

Special Honors & Awards

  • Beta Gamma Sigma, International Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business (2022)
  • Most Valuable UNC Faculty Attending Award – Non Core Faculty, UNC Department of Emergency Medicine (2021)
  • Most Valuable UNC Fellow Award - UNC Department of Emergency Medicine (2021)
  • National UNC Healthcare of Business Case Competition 1st Place (2021)
  • Clinical Excellence Award Class, Lehigh Valley Health Network EM Residency (2020)
  • Michael Stanley Award - Highest ABEM in-service score, Lehigh Valley Health Network EM Residency (2020)