Cornea & Refractive Surgeon (Relocated to Utah in August 2021)
It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Christopher Smith, MD, is no longer with The Eye Clinic Surgicenter. Dr. Smith has moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to be closer to his family. We thank him for being part of our medical team for the past 3 years and we wish him the very best in his new adventures. He will be greatly missed!
If you were a patient of Dr. Smith’s and would like to continue receiving care from a doctor on our team, we invite you to schedule an appointment with our ophthalmologist, Brian LeGreca, MD. If you would like to receive care from another corneal specialist in our area, you may wish to contact Russel Swan, MD, (limited schedule in Billings), Joseph Sheehan, MD, in Bozeman, or visit www.AAO.org. If you chose to be seen elsewhere, please contact our office to get the necessary HIPAA-compliant authorization form to release a copy of your medical records.
About Dr. Smith
Dr. Smith’s ultimate goal is to place the patient’s needs first. His past experiences in many different areas of the United States and the world have prepared him to be able to connect with a wide variety of people. Dr. Smith is well experienced in an array of eye surgeries including: corneal transplantation, DMEK, DSAEK, cataract surgery, LASIK/PRK, ICL, and many other routine and advanced surgeries. He is an expert in difficult corneal diseases. His prior training and experience have molded him into one of the elite cornea specialists in the country.
Dr. Smith received a medical doctorate degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed an ophthalmology residency program at Saint Louis University and held the position of Chief Resident his final year. He then completed a cornea/refractive fellowship at the distinguished program, the University of Utah Moran Eye Center. He has published primary research multiple times and presented in national ophthalmology meetings. His most proud accomplishment in life is his family. He is married to his sweet wife Cameryn and they have one son. They live by the motto “we do hard things” which keeps life busy and exciting. Dr. Smith enjoys being outside whether that is hiking, biking, skiing, or running. He plays the piano and aspires to be a rockstar…there is room for improvement in this category.