Jennifer A. Smith, MD, FACS


Associate Chief, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery / Surgical Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine


Bachelor of Arts: University of California Santa Barbara
Medical Degree: University of California Davis School of Medicine
Intership: University of California Davis
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship:  Surgical Critical Care and Trauma, USC+LAC

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery Critical Care

Awards and Honors

American College of Surgeons Southern California Chapter Young Surgeons Travel Scholarship

Research Focus
  • Role of intra-aortic balloon pumps in trauma
  • Incidence of GSWs and outcomes in the U.S. Splenic trauma management and blood proudct requirement Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in Trauma