Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2009. She then moved to Birmingham, Alabama to complete her Pediatric internship and residency at the University of Alabama. She stayed at UAB for her Pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship. During her fellowship her research focus was on Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Dr. Smith is a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Her interests include fecal incontinence and anorectal malformations. She is board certified in Pediatrics.