Received his graduate degree in Oriental Medicine from the East West College of Natural Medicine where he excelled in his understanding and practical application of both Eastern and Western Medicine. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Smithers wanted to broaden his scope and matriculated into the M.D. program. He passed both of the National Medical Board Exams also known as the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) step 1and step 2. He completed his clerkship at Manatee Memorial Hospital and graduated Cum Laude from Medical School in June 2016
Dr. Smithers has received extensive postgraduate training in regenerative injection therapies through the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine (AAOM) and is one of only a few doctors in Florida using Prolozone Therapy with huge success.
A native of Sarasota, Dr. Smithers’ family has a long and well-known history in the community. Dr. Smithers’ work with Prolozone, Prolotherapy and other regenerative therapies as well as High Definition Ultrasound gives him a special gift in this field of medicine.