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UC Davis Vascular Center

Thomas Smith, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

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.


Assistant Professor of Medicine


Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Cardiology Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-282-3284
Phone: 916-734-0171

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 916-916--734-5678


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, 2003


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

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Professional Memberships:

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.

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