After graduating from Logan College of Chiropractic (Logan University) in 1984 where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Smith returned to Baton Rouge. He continued his chiropractic education in family practice through Texas Chiropractic College and successfully completed the course requirements and examinations to become Board Certified though the American Chiropractic Council on Family Practice as a Chiropractic Internist in 1991. This certification is designated as a Diplomat of the American Board of Chiropractic Internist and abbreviated as DABCI, which is written after the designation DC.
He is a published author and previously helped to develop the current guidelines regarding chiropractic care used by Medicaid for the Louisiana State Department of Health and Hospitals. He has been an instructor and speaker for many different organizations, both professional and public groups, the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana and is currently teaching a class for the LSU OLLI Program.
Over the past 25 years, Dr. Smith has treated many patients with a wide range of complaints from musculoskeletal, headaches, back pain, aches and pains to problems caused by accidents and poor diet choices. He has counseled his patients on lifestyle, diet and nutrition, activities of daily living and proper use of natural therapies which allows people to be empowered and take responsibility for their own health. He also attends continuing education programs and workshops several times a year to learn the most up-to-date treatment developments and options.
The practice specializes in treating a variety of conditions from internal disorders to chronic back pain and headaches, nutritional deficiencies to well family care. Dr. Smith can also provide information about increasing the quality of your life by making simple lifestyle changes.