4501 X St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
California Institute of Technology
Palo Alto, California
OB/GYN, Gynecologic Oncology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1989
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
Sacramento-El Dorado County Medical Society
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
Honors and Awards:
Distinguished Alumnus Award, UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association, 2003
Best Doctors in Northern California, Sacramento Magazine, 2001
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Distinguished Service Award, 1994
National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG), 1994
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), Excellence in Teaching Award, 1993
Richard Oi, M.D., Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence in Teaching Award, 1992
American Cancer Society, Clinical Oncology Career Development Award, 1989
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Distinguished Service Award, 1985
Outstanding Teaching Award, Resident Staff, 1983
Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1981
Award for Excellence in Pediatrics, 1981
UC Davis Golden Goblet Award, 1981
UC Davis School of Medicine Medal, 1981
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1980
Graduated Magna Cum Laude, UC Davis, 1969
Select Recent Publications:
Rodriguez AO, Chew H, Cress R, Xing G, McElvy S, Danielsen B, Smith LH. Evidence of Poorer Survival in Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer. Obstetrics and Gynecology, July 2008,112 (1) 71-78.
Smith LH, Waetjen LE, Paik CK, Xing G. Trends in the Safety of Inpatient Hysterectomy for Benign Conditions in California, 1991-2004. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112:552-560.
Smith LH. Early clinical detection of ovarian cancer: A review of the evidence. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther, 6(7):1045-52, 2006. Review.
Leiserowitz G, Xing G, Cress R, Brambhatt B, Dalrymple J, Smith LH. Adnexal masses in pregnancy: How often are they malignant? Gynecologic Oncology, 101:315-321, 2006.
Gandhi S, Gilbert W, McElvy S, El Kady D, Danielson B, Xing G, Smith LH. Maternal and neonatal outcomes after attempted suicide. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 107(5):984-990, 2006.
El Kady D, Gilbert WM, Xing G, Smith LH. Association of maternal fractures with adverse perinatal outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 195(3):711-716, September 2006.
Smith LH: Early clinical detection of ovarian cancer: a review of the evidence. Expert Rev
Yasmeen S, Cress R, Romano P, Xing G, Berger-Chen S, Danielsen B, Smith LH. Thyroid cancer in pregnancy. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 91(1):15-20, 2005.
Smith LH, Morris CR, Yasmeen S, Parikh-Patel A, Cress RD, Romano P. Ovarian cancer: Can we make the clinical diagnosis earlier? Cancer, 104(7):1398-1407, 2005.
O’Meara AT, Cress R, Xing G, Smith LH. Malignant melanoma in pregnancy: A population-based evaluation. Cancer, 103(6):1217-1226, 2005.