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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Medical Director of the UNC Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Smitherman is a physician specializing the field of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Education and Training

AB, Davidson College
BS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MD, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina Hospitals
MS in Clinical Research, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina Hospitals


Dr. Smitherman is a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with interests in adolescent and young adult cancer care, survivorship care, treatment-associated late effects and outcome research.

Andrew Smitherman, MD, MS