J. Keith Smith

Interim Chair Professor of Radiology Director of Clinical Faculty Development


Medical School: Louisiana State University – Shreveport, LA
Residency: University of TX Health Sciences Center – Houston, TX
Fellowship: Neuroradiology – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Smith was appointed Interim Chair in September 2019. He also serves as the Department’s Director of Clinical Faculty Development. Dr. Smith’s prior departmental leadership roles include Vice Chair of Clinical Research (2011-2015); Vice Chair of Diagnostic Services (2015-2018); and Director of Clinical Research (2015-2018).

Dr. Smith completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship in 1995 and returned as a faculty member in 1998. He holds a Ph.D. in physiology from Louisiana State University, and his areas of research interest are physiologic imaging and brain tumors. He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology.