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photo Danica Smith, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore, G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
BS Microbiology, Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), 2008
DO, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University (Glendale, AZ), 2012
Internal Medicine Residency, Kent Hospital (Warwick, RI), 2015
Chief Resident, Kent Hospital (Warwick, RI), 2015
Clinical Interest
Dr. Smith is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing her internal medicine residency at Kent Hospital. After serving as Chief Resident from 2011-2012, she joined the Kent Hospital and Brown University faculties where she taught rheumatology in addition to being the Continuing Medical Education Director. She joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2018. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she has research interests in cost-conscious healthcare, including topics outlined in the Choosing Wisely Campaign and Things We Do For No Reason Series. She also recently presented on chest pain admissions based on HEART scores.
Notable Achievements
Robert E. Baute Leadership Award, Kent Hospital, 2012