Positions

Associate Professor
Urology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Board Certifications

Board Certified
American Board of Urology

Clinical Interests

  • Male and Female Incontinence; Voiding Dysfunction; Overactive Bladder; Neurourology

Education

B.S. from George Washington University
M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School
Internship at Baylor College of Medicine
General Surgery
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Urology
Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh
NIH/K12 Physician Scientist Fellow in Neurourology and Female Urology
MBA from University of Pittsburgh
Graduate Certificate at U.S. Army War College

Christopher P. Smith, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.S., Associate Professor, is a Board-certified urologist specializing in male and female urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction. Dr. Smith is an international expert on the basic and clinical aspects of botulinum toxin use within urology. He has used botulinum toxin clinically for over a decade. In addition to his extensive involvement in basic science research, Dr. Smith is a principal investigator on several clinical trials examining the effects of botulinum toxin to treat patients with overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Dr. Smith is also currently a Colonel in United States Army Reserve Corps and has been deployed three times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).

Memberships

South Central Section of the American Urological Association
Special Operations Medical Association
Texas Urological Society
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction
American Association of Clinical Urologists
American Urological Association

Honors & Awards

Rising Star in Urology Award
AFUD Scholar
Paul Zimskind Best Young Investigator Award
Career Development Award "Studying the Role of Spinal Purinergic Pathways in the Development of Bladder Overactivity"
Jack Lapides Essay Contest, Second Place Award, “Botulinum Toxin Type A Normalizes Alterations in Urothelial ATP and No Release Induced by Chronic Spinal Cord Injury”
Apple Award for Excellence in Publishing in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Research
Best Poster Award - AUA Annual Meeting
Best Poster Award - AUA Annual Meeting

Selected Publications