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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Christopher L. Smith, MD, PhD
Christopher L. Smith
Attending Cardiologist

Dr. Christopher Smith is an attending cardiologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on developmental biology, interventional cardiology, and lymphatic intervention.



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Education and Training

BS, Oklahoma State University (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Chemistry), 2004

MD/PhD, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Medical Scientist Training Program, combined MD/PhD Program), 2013

Residency, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatrics)

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Cardiology)

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology, 2016

Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2018

Professional Awards

Cardiology Institutional Training Fellowship, 2008

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship, 2009

Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA, NIH Individual Fellowship (F30), 2009

Top 5 GSO poster session finalist, 2010

Best Manuscript Award from the Journal of Circulation Research, 2011

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2012

Kurt Ian Wey, M.D. Pediatrics Award (Outstanding Senior award in Pediatrics), 2013

Physician Partnering Award (cardiac center nomination), 2016

Kleinman Award, Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS), 2020