Bradford (Brad) B. Smith, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Bradford (Brad) B. Smith, M.D., is an adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology physician. His clinical focus includes:

  • Providing perioperative anesthetic care for patients requiring heart and lung transplantation and for those with cardiac, thoracic, orthopedic, spine, and vascular disease.
  • Optimizing perioperative care and enhanced recovery in surgical patients.
  • Improving operating room efficiency with multidisciplinary care teams.

Dr. Smith is also highly active in research and medical education. His research and education interests include:

  • Assessing bleeding risk and outcomes in high risk surgical patients.
  • Managing coagulopathy in unique clinical environments.
  • Performing and interpreting perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE).
  1. Blood transfusion
  2. Chest surgery
  3. Echocardiogram
  4. Heart surgery
  5. Transplant
  6. Vascular surgery
  • Perioperative cardiovascular and thoracic surgery outcomes research
  • Resident education and curriculum development
  • Coagulopathies and perioperative transfusion
  • Perioperative echocardiography
  • Regional anesthesia for cardiovascular, thoracic, vascular, and orthopedic surgery
  1. 2019
    FellowAdult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2018
    Chief ResidentAnesthesiology Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2018
    ResidentAnesthesiology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2015
    Preliminary Medicine InternshipInternal Medicine Residency Program
  5. 2014
    MDUniversity of Nebraska College of Medicine
  6. 2010
    BS - Applied Health Sciences, Pre-Med EmphasisWheaton College

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  2. 2019
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentation2020 Annual Meeting, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  2. 2019
    Featured AbstractAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  3. 2019
    1st Place Abstract PresentationMayo Clinic Quality Conference (Mayo Sites)
  4. 2018
    Richard A. Theye Research AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  5. 2017
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  6. 2017
    Distinguished Resident Clinician AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  7. 2016
    In-Training Examination (ITE), High Score in Level of Training (CA-2)Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  8. 2014
    In-Training Examination (ITE), High Score in Level of Training (PGY-1, CBY)Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  9. 2013
    Elected MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  10. 2013
    August Frederick Jonas Sr. Academic Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  11. 2013
    Mabel May Wagner Academic Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  12. 2010
    Kenneth S. Roughton Memorial Award WinnerWheaton College
  13. 2009
    Applied Health Sciences Outstanding Major of the YearWheaton College
  14. 2008
    Varsity Letter Winner, Men’s BasketballWheaton College
  15. 2008
    Academic All-Conference, Varsity BasketballWheaton College
  16. 2006
    Dean's ListWheaton College

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberPatient Experience Subcommittee, Nursing Executive Council, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  2. 2020 - present
    Special Interest Group Committee - MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberMC HICS Policy Subgroup, Mayo Clinic Committees, Mayo Clinic
  4. 2020 - present
    Anesthesia RepresentativeCardiac Surgery Efficiency Quality Improvement Project, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberEnhanced Recovery After Surgery, Mayo Clinic Committees, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Recruitment and Search Committee
  7. 2019 - present
    Consultant MemberAnesthesiology Research Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberCardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  10. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Society of Anesthesiologists
  12. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  13. 2017 - 2018
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  14. 2017 - 2018
    Chief Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  15. 2017 - 2018
    Chief ResidentRecruitment Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  16. 2016 - 2019
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeSurgical Specialties Graduate Education Committee
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  18. 2016 - present
    InstructorACLS/BLS for Healthcare Providers
  19. 2015 - 2018
    Resident MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Department of Anesthesiology
  20. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  24. 2013 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha-Honor Medical Society

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