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G. Walton Smith MD, MBA, FACOG

G. Walton Smith MD, MBA, FACOG
G. Walton Smith MD, MBA, FACOG

Dr. Smith was born and raised in Knoxville, growing up on the family dairy farm in Farragut. He was a third generation graduate of Farragut High School. After earning his undergraduate degree from UT, he attended UT Memphis for medical school and completed his residency training in Columbia, SC. Dr. Smith returned to Knoxville in 1990 and has been in practice here ever since.  Dr. Smith was an inaugural member of UT’s internationally recognized Physician’s Executive MBA program, completing his MBA degree in 1998. He and his wife Connie, who was also born and raised in Knoxville, have been happily married since 1983. They have three children – Zach, Luke, and Marah. Dr. Smith is an active member of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church. In his spare time he enjoys golf, mountain biking, and reading.

Education

B.A. Microbiology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
May 1982

Doctor of Medicine
University of Tennessee Center for Health Science, Memphis, TN
June 1986

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
June 1990

M.B.A.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
December 1998

Clinical Interests

  • Gynecology
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Bioidentical Pellet Therapy
  • Vaginal Rejuvenation
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Support

Professional Organizations

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Board Certified
December 1992 to Present

American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow
July 1990 to Present

State Board of Medical Examiners of Tennessee
July 1990 to Present

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
September 2010 to Present

Associate of the Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute of America
December 2007 to Present

Appointments and Recognitions

  • Chairman Credentials Committee, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 2016, 2017
  • Chief of Staff, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 2006, 2007, 2015
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 2004, 2005
  • Chief of the Department of OB/GYN, Fort Sanders Hospital 1994
  • President of East Tennessee OB/GYN Society 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Tennessee Section ACOG State Executive Committee 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Top Docs, CityView Magazine 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2015, 2020