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David R. Smart, MD

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese

Academic Information

Departments: Dermatology - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Dermatology

Research Interests

  • Acne Scarring
  • Laser and Light Devices
David Ross Smart, MD is a board certified dermatologist with interests in general dermatology and specialized training in laser and cosmetic dermatology. He particularly enjoys providing a wide variety of cosmetic therapies, including neuromodulators (e.g. Botox, Dysport, Xeomin), fillers (e.g. Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma, Radiesse, Sculptra), lasers (e.g. fractional CO2, Fraxel Dual, pulsed dye laser, IPL), and other minimally invasive and minor surgical procedures. Dr. Smart is able to help patients obtain optimal outcomes by combining and incorporating these therapies into personalized treatment plans.

Education History

Fellowship Advanced Dermatology, Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery
Residency University of Illinois at Chicago
Internship Intermountain Medical Center
Professional Medical Medical College of Wisconsin
Undergraduate Brigham Young University

Selected Publications

  1. Pamatmat JJ, Gonzalez CD, Euwer R, Summers E, Smart D, Goff HW (2021). Novel use of poly-L-lactic acid filler for the treatment of facial cutaneous atrophy in patients with connective tissue disease. J Cosmet Dermatol, 20(11), 3462-3466.
  2. Saluja SS, Walker ML, Summers EM, Tristani-Firouzi P, Smart DR (2017). Safety of non-ablative fractional laser for acne scars within 1 month after treatment with oral isotretinoin: A randomized split-face controlled trial. Lasers Surg Med, 49(10), 886-890.
  3. Kost DM, Smart DR, Jones WB, Bain M (2014). A perforating pilomatricomal horn on the arm of an 11-year-old girl. Dermatol Online J, 20(4), 22371.
  4. Smart DR, Powell DL (2014). Erythema multiforme-like allergic contact reaction to topical triamcinolone. Dermatitis, 25(2), 89-90.
  5. Smart DR, Taintor AR, Kelly ME, Lyon VB, Segura A, Jensen JN, Drolet BA (2011). Microcystic adnexal carcinoma: the first reported congenital case. Pediatr Dermatol, 28(1), 35-8.