Benn E. Smith, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Motor neuron disease
  2. Peripheral neuropathy
  1. Electromyography
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Electromyography
  • Quantitative EMG
  • Computer-assisted sensory examination
  • Quantitative myometry
  • Controlled clinical trials

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1990
    Fellow - Peripheral NerveDepartment of Neurology
  2. 1989
    Fellow - Electromyography/Evoked PotentialDepartment of Neurology
  3. 1988
    Resident - NeurologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1985
    Internship - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1984
    MDUniversity of California, San Diego
  6. 1980
    BA - PhysiologyUniversity of California, Berkeley

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Neuromuscular MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1996
    Clinical NeurophysiologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 1992
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 1983
    Outstanding Achievement Letter in Basic Medical NeurologySchool of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
  2. 1982
    Honorable Mention: The 21st Medical Student Essay Contest - for "Assessing Cell Body Responses to Axonal Injury"American Academy of Neurology
  3. 1979
    Edward S. Evans Memorial Prize in HistologyUniversity of California, Berkeley
  4. 1979
    President's Undergraduate Fellowship for Honors ResearchUniversity of California, Berkeley
  5. 1975
    Dean's 4.0 Honor Roll (all semesters)Bethel College

Professional memberships

  1. 2004 - present
    ChairAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  2. 2003
    Physician RepresentativeHealth Information Coordinating Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  3. 2003
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2003 - present
    Vice ChairInformation Technology Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  5. 2003 - present
    ChairInformation Technology Advisory Prioritization Review Subcommittee, Information Technology Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  6. 2003 - present
    ChairLast Word Enterprise Advancement Project Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  7. 2003 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  8. 2003 - present
    MemberProfessional Practice Committee, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  9. 2002 - 2004
    PresidentSociety of Clinical Neurologists
  10. 2001
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  11. 2000 - 2002
    ChairAccess Committee, Department of Neurology
  12. 2000 - 2001
    President-ElectSociety of Clinical Neurologists
  13. 2000
    CounselorNeuromuscular Section, American Academy of Neurology
  14. 2000
    Program ChairSociety of Clinical Neurologists
  15. 1999 - 2002
    ChairElectronic Orders and Scheduling Workgroup, Practice Automation for Clinical Efficiency Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  16. 1996
    FacultyPeripheral Neuropathy Course, American Academy of Neurology
  17. 1995 - 2002
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 1994 - 1996
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Development Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  19. 1994 - 1995
    ChairCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  20. 1993 - 1995
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  21. 1992 - 1994
    MemberAppointment Scheduling Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  22. 1991 - 1995
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  23. 1991 - 1994
    CoordinatorAppointment Triage, Department of Neurology
  24. 1991 - present
    MemberNeurology Research Committee, Department of Neurology
  25. 1991 - present
    MemberNeurology Practice Guideline Development (Optimed Medical Systems), Lexington, MA
  26. 1991 - present
    MemberNeurology Practice Guideline Development, Optimed Medical Systems
  27. 1990 - 1991
    MemberNeurology Residency Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  28. 1990
    FacultyPeripheral Neuropathy Course, American Academy of Neurology
  29. 1989 - 1990
    MemberHospital Practice Subcommittee, Department of Neurology
  30.  
    MemberAmerican Dendrobatid Group
  31.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  32.  
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  33.  
    MemberInternational Horn Society
  34.  
    MemberMaricopa County Medical Society
  35.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  36.  
    MemberPeripheral Nerve Society
  37.  
    MemberSonoran Arthropod Society
  38.  
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
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