Thomas Smith is a specialist in cardiac imaging utilizing multiple techniques including echocardiography, computed tomography, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate cardiac structure and function. He completed his general cardiology fellowship here at UC Davis with additional, advanced training at Cedars Sinai. His research interests include echocardiographic guidance of minimally invasive cardiac procedures, computed tomography in the evaluation of patients with chest pain, valvular heart disease and prevention of coronary artery disease.
M.D., UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, 2002
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1998
UC San Diego, San Diego, California, 2006
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2009
UC Davis Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010
American College of Cardiolgy
American Society of Echocardiography
Select Recent Publications
Mahmud E, Smith T, Palakodeti V, et al. Renal Frame Count and Renal Blush Grade: Quantitative Measures That Predict Success of Renal Stenting in Hypertensive Patients with Renal Artery Stenosis. JACC, Cardiovascular Interventions 2008; 1:286-292.