A. Gordon Smith MD

A. Gordon Smith, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University
Kenneth and Dianne Wright Distinguished Chair in Clinical and Translational Research
Professor, Department of Neurology

Areas of Interest

Leading clinical trials to control diabetic neuropathy

Dr. Smith's focus is on disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Clinically, he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders. He has a particular research interest in biomarker development and clinical trial design in peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes and obesity.


  • BA, Archaelogy, University of Virginia, 1988
  • MD, Medicine, Mayo Medical School, 1992
  • Intern, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 1993
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Michigan, 1996
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neuromuscular, University of Michigan, 1997
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cutaneous Innervation, Johns Hopkins University, 1997