Ronald Garth Smith, Neurologist (Pediatric)

Ronald Garth Smith

Pediatrician

166 Brock Street Kingston Ontario, K7L 5G2

About

Ronald Garth Smith, MBBS, FRCPC, obtained his medical degree from the University of West Indies Medical School in 1981. Upon completion of Medical School he attended the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Ontario for a Pediatric Residency, where he was Chief Resident in 1986, followed by a fellowship at the Women's College Hospital, in Toronto (Neonatology). While at SickKids he co-edited the famous Residents Manual for Pediatrics. He worked as a Consultant Pediatrician for 9 years in Chatham, Ontario during which time he completed some Developmental Pediatric courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill then moved to Kingston, Ontario.He has worked at Hotel Dieu Hospital since 1996 as a Developmental Pediatrician at KidsInclusive, Centre for Child & Youth Development (previouslyChild Development Centre). The centre in one of 20 in Ontario; their vision is, Children and youth with special needs thriving in their community. Dr. Smith is also Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Queen's University. His devotion to education has led him to receive "Teaching Awards" on three different occasions. Because of his devotion for education and serving patients Dr. Smith has had a successful 30 year long career.

Education and Training

University of West Indies Medical School

Board Certification

Board Certified in Pediatrics

Provider Details

Male English 39 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Autism Spectrum DisordersDevelopmental PediatricsNeuromuscular DisordersHearing ImpairmentAcquired Brain Injury

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Medical Director of Developmental Pediatrics in Child Development Centre -
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics Queen's University 2010 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Queen's University 1996 - 2010

Awards

  • Received 3 Teaching Honors from Queens Hospital in 1999, 2005, 2008   

Professional Memberships

  • AACPDM  
  • OMA  
  • Canadian Pediatric Society  
  • CMA  
  • RCPSC  
  • CPSO  

Residency

  • Hospital for Sick Children

Internships

  • Hospital for Sick Children

Fellowships

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Pediatric Society; Developmental Section

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Positive Feedback, Good Bedside Manner, Passion for Teaching

Hobbies / Sports

  • Breeds Tropical Sichlid Fish

Favorite professional publications

  • Child and Adolescent

Hospital Affiliations

  • IHS Winnebago Indian Hospital
  • Belleville General Hospital
  • Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston
  • Kingston General Hospital

Ronald Garth Smith's Practice location

166 Brock Street -
Kingston, Ontario K7L 5G2
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