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

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona | Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

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
    FellowRST Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  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
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 2019
    Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Fellow (FASE)American Society of Echocardiography
  2. 2020
    Best of Oral Abstract Presentation2020 Annual Meeting, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  3. 2019
    Featured AbstractAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  4. 2019
    1st Place Abstract PresentationMayo Clinic Quality Conference (Mayo Sites)
  5. 2018
    Richard A. Theye Research AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  6. 2017
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  7. 2017
    Distinguished Resident Clinician AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  8. 2016
    In-Training Examination (ITE), High Score in Level of Training (CA-2)Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  9. 2014
    In-Training Examination (ITE), High Score in Level of Training (PGY-1, CBY)Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  10. 2013
    Elected MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  11. 2013
    August Frederick Jonas Sr. Academic Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  12. 2013
    Mabel May Wagner Academic Scholarship RecipientUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  13. 2010
    Kenneth S. Roughton Memorial Award WinnerWheaton College
  14. 2009
    Applied Health Sciences Outstanding Major of the YearWheaton College
  15. 2008
    Varsity Letter Winner, Men’s BasketballWheaton College
  16. 2008
    Academic All-Conference, Varsity BasketballWheaton College
  17. 2006
    Dean's ListWheaton College

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  2. 2022 - present
    ChairAnesthesiology Research Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  3. 2021 - 2023
    MemberEnhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery Working Group, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  4. 2021 - 2023
    MemberCommittee on Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  5. 2021
    Research Champion NomineeFoundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
  6. 2021 - present
    Anesthesiology RepresentativeHospital Practice Transfusion Subcommittee, Hospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee
  7. 2020 - present
    MemberPatient Experience Subcommittee, Nursing Executive Council, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  8. 2020 - present
    Special Interest Group Committee - MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)
  9. 2020 - present
    MemberMC HICS Policy Subgroup, Mayo Clinic Committees, Mayo Clinic
  10. 2020 - present
    Anesthesia RepresentativeCardiac Surgery Efficiency Quality Improvement Project, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
  11. 2020 - present
    MemberEnhanced Recovery After Surgery, Mayo Clinic Committees, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  12. 2020 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee (CPC), Anesthesiology Residency Program, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Recruitment and Search Committee
  14. 2019 - 2022
    Consultant MemberAnesthesiology Research Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  15. 2019 - present
    MemberCardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  16. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  17. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  18. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Society of Anesthesiologists
  19. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  20. 2017 - 2018
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  21. 2017 - 2018
    Chief Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  22. 2017 - 2018
    Chief ResidentRecruitment Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  23. 2016 - 2019
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeSurgical Specialties Graduate Education Committee
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  25. 2016 - present
    InstructorACLS/BLS for Healthcare Providers
  26. 2015 - 2018
    Resident MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Department of Anesthesiology
  27. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  29. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  30. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  31. 2013 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha-Honor Medical Society

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