our infertility specialists, reproductive surgeons
Laura Smith, MD, Fellowship trained infertility specialist/reproductive surgeon
Dr. Smith was born in Charlottesville, Virginia. She spent time in Missouri and Alabama growing up, and returned to the University of Virginia for college.
She studied both science and archaeology, and earned a Bachelor of Arts with Highest Distinction in 1999. Dr. Smith attended the University of Virginia Medical School and graduated in 2003.
She then completed her four-year Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Virginia. In 2007, Dr. Smith was chosen to complete her three-year Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston IVF, affiliate programs of Harvard Medical School.
She received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) during fellowship for her research on a new biologic pathway in the ovary, and continues to have an active interest in research. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a member of the Association of Women Surgeons and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Smith lives in Charlottesville, is married, and has one son.