>>James Smith, MD
James Smith, MD 2017-08-08T12:29:10+00:00

Medical Providers

Dr. James Smith, General Surgeon for Prowers Medical Center

James Smith, MD

General Surgeon

CONTACT INFO:

Office:  719-336-7005
Fax:  719-336-7026
Appointments: (719) 336-6790
Website:  www.prowersmedical.com

EDUCATION:

Texas Tech School of Medicine Lubbock, Texas, Doctorate in Medicine

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, Bachelor’s in Science Degree

INTERNSHIP:

Categorical Surgical Internship: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso TX

RESIDENCY:

William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso TX, General Surgery

CERTIFICATION:

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat, American Board of Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor

BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Smith’s societies and associations include the following:

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Pueblo County Medical Society

  • Colorado Medical Association

  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

  • National Medical Veterans Society

During his time in the military, he served as an army delegate to the Resident Physician Section of the American Medical Association (AMA), appointed by the Office of the Surgeon General. He was voted Best Teaching Resident by the Intern Class, William Beaumont Army Medical Center where he graduated with honors. He received the following titles and awards:

  • Distinguished Military Graduate, ROTC

  • Cadet Battalion Commander, Notre Dame Army ROTC

  • Outstanding Army ROTC Cadet Award

  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Notre Dame University Chapter

  • Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, Notre Dame University Chapter

  • Philosophy Honor Society, Notre Dame University

In medical school, he was ranked #2 of 102 students, and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Awards received include:

  • Excellence in Anatomy Award

  • Outstanding Physiology Student

  • Excellence in Pharmacology Award

  • Lange Publications Award for Excellent Performance in Medical School

Dr. Smith is dedicated to bettering healthcare around the world, and runs a nonprofit organization called Health for Haiti. He travels often to provide medical care, and was a part of the Haiti Mass Casualty Post-Earthquake Experience. He attended La Junta High School in Colorado.

DATE JOINED:

Dr. Smith joined the medical staff of Prowers Medical Center in May 2013.

Location

Prowers Medical Center 
Surgery Department
401 Kendall Drive
Lamar CO 81052

Dr. Smith is available full time at Prowers Medical Center Clinic.