David S. Smith, MD - Family Medicine

Dr. David S. Smith reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Smith is a family medicine physician with a special interest in Down Syndrome and has devoted much of his career to teaching. He has been Director of the Down Syndrome Clinic of Wisconsin in Milwaukee since 1996. Dr. Smith is a lecturer on Down syndrome and has served as co-principal investigator on two related grants in 1995–1996 and 1996–1997. Dr. Smith is in private practice in Hartford, Wisconsin.

Education and Training

MD: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 1980

Residency: University of Wisconsin Wausau Family Practice, Wausau, WI, 1980–1983


American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1990–present

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Preceptor, Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Milwaukee School of Medicine, Milwaukee, WI, 1995–1996

Volunteer Faculty, University of Wisconsin, Preceptor, Physician Assistant Student, Physician Assistant Program, Madison, WI, 1995–1996

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.