Dr. Thomas Smith, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACP, Allergist and Immunologist
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Dr. Thomas Smith, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACP

Allergist and Immunologist | Allergy & Immunology

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5656 Bee Caves Rd G-210 Austin TX, 78746
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About

Dr. Smith served as the Director of the Allergy and Immunology Residency Training Program at Emory University School of Medicine. He held positions on the Editorial Boards of the primary journals of the allergy society. Dr. Smith has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America since 1994, and starting from 2003 he has consistently been named a Texas Super Doctor. He was recognized as a Top Doc in 2023. He participates as a member of the Expert Panel for Allergy for the Texas Medical Board. He formerly was Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and he was Director of the Allergy and Immunology Residency Training Program at Emory University School of Medicine. He currently is in a private single specialty medical group. He also is Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine and Peditrics at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Smith and his wife are proud parents of three children, all of whom reside in Austin. He considers it a great blessing to have his family close by in the same city. In his spare time, he is Health Supervisor (CMO) and serves on the Enterprise Risk Management Committee of the Capital Area Council Boy Scouts of America. Outside of his professional and community engagements, he pursues his passion for poetry and photography and is a Master Dive. Dr. Smith firmly believes that patients do not possess diseases; rather, diseases affect patients. Consequently, he places the utmost importance on the well-being of his patients. He adheres to an approach known as evidence-based medicine, which involves integrating the latest scientific knowledge from the literature into his patient care. This ensures that the most effective practices are implemented and offered to his patients. Driven by the conviction that decisions and policies should be grounded in evidence, he emphasizes the need to rely on scientific findings rather than solely on the beliefs of practitioners, experts, or administrators.

Education and Training

University of Virginia B.A. with High Honors, in Biology 1971

University of Virginia MD 1974

Board Certification

The American Board of Allergy and Immunology - Allergy and Immunology

The American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

American Board of Medical Microbiology

American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology

American Board of Allergy and Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

AsthmaCoughVocal cord dysfunctionAllergen-specific immunotherapySpecific antibody deficiencytreating children and adults who have allergies, asthma, and other respiratory problems

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Former Professor of Pediatrics Washington Univ School of Med-St. Louis 1993 - 1998
  • Adjunct Professor of Internal Med & Pediatrics Texas A&M Health Science Center 2000 - Present

Awards

  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 25th Edition 2008  
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the Midwest , 27th Edition 2000  
  • Listed as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor 2004  
  • Listed in The Best Doctors in America 1994  
  • District Award of Merit, Cobb District, Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America 1989  

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (Fellow)  
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (Fellow)  
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)  
  • Texas Allergy and Immunology Society  
  • Travis County Medical Association  
  • Texas Medical Association  
  • Greater Austin Allergy  
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology  
  • Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology  
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians  

Fellowships

  • National Jewish Hospital and Research Center Fellow in Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology  1980

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Boy Scouts of America, others

Dr. Thomas Smith, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACP's Practice location

Greater Austin Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

5656 Bee Caves Rd G-210 -
Austin, TX 78746
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New patients: 512-732-2774
Fax: 512-329-6871

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Get to know Allergist/Immunologist Dr. Thomas Smith, who serves patients in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Smith specializes in treating children and adults who have allergies, asthma, and other respiratory problems. With a practice history in Austin, Texas since 1998, he is a valued member of the Greater Austin Allergy team, operating out of the office in Westlake.

Following an evidence-based medicine approach to patient care, Dr. Smith supplements his care for each patient with the latest knowledge available in scientific literature. He ensures that the best practices are determined and offered.

Graduating with high honors with his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Virginia, Dr. Smith went on to earn his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. 

Continuing his training, he performed his residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Hospital, followed by his fellowship in pediatric allergy and clinical immunology at National Jewish Hospital.

On a professional level, Dr. Smith holds the esteemed title of Diplomate from the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology, and the American Board of Medical Microbiology.

With fellowship status, Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Furthermore, he is an esteemed member of both the Texas Allergy and Immunology Society and the Travis County Medical Society. He also serves as a member of the Expert Panel for Allergy for the Texas Medical Board.

Allergy and immunology involves the management of disorders related to the immune system. These conditions range from the very common to the very rare, spanning all ages and encompassing various organ systems. An allergist/immunologist, like Dr. Wilhelm, is a physician who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and helping prevent allergic diseases and disease processes affecting the immune system. 

Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Smith has consistently been featured in the Best Doctors in America list since 1994 and has been named a Texas Super Doctor since 2003. Notably, he is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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