Smith, Derek Richard, MD
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Derek Richard Smith, MD

4.6 / 5

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About Derek Richard Smith, MD

  • Gender
  • Language
    Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L)
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients


  • Areas of Expertise
    Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology


  • FellowshipBrigham and Women's Hospital

    InternshipColumbia Presbyterian Medical Center

    Medical SchoolU.T. Southwestern Medical School

    ResidencyThe New York Hospital, Cornell

  • Professional Organizations

    American Academy of Neurology, Member
    Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee
    Connecticut Chapter of National MS Society, Member
    American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member


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Derek is board certified in adult neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed residency in neurology and neuroscience at New York Hospital through Cornell University. He also completed a fellowship in multiple sclerosis study at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School.

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