Dr. Smithers 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 MD program. He passed both of the National Medical Board exams also known as the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) step 1 and 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 post-graduate training in regenerative injection therapies through the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine and is one of only a few doctors in Florida using prolo-zone 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 prolo-zone, prolotherapy, and other regenerative therapies, as well as high definition ultrasound, gives him a special gift in this field of medicine.