Benjamin D. Smith, Md
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas
Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson and a board-certified radiation oncologist with clinical and research expertise in cancer treatment and health services research. He is currently vice-chair of the American Society of Radiation Oncology guidelines subcommittee and has led ASTRO's efforts to develop evidence-based guidelines on accelerated partial breast radiation and fractionation of whole breast irradiation. He has authored or co-authored 37 peer reviewed original research papers. In addition,
Dr. Smith maintains a busy portfolio of heath services research projects which broadly focus on leveraging existing health claims datasets to elucidate the use, effectiveness, toxicity, and cost-effectiveness of various radiation modalities commonly used in the treatment of cancer. As a radiation oncologist, Dr. Smith specializes in the care of women with breast cancer, and has a particular clinical interest in the care of elderly women with the disease.