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Alexa Smith, MD

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Dr. Alexa Smith, MD

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4150 Regents Park Row Ste 321
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Neurological Surgery

Biography

Alexa Smith, MD, is a neurosurgeon with expertise in trauma neurosurgery. She has special interest in helping teach active U.S. military medical students and residents who train at Scripps Mercy Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center. Before coming to San Diego and joining the medical staff at two Scripps hospitals, Dr. Smith served as a pediatric neurosurgeon at the University of California Los Angeles where she also trained neurosurgery residents. She is fellowship trained in the subspecialty of pediatric neurosurgery. 


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery, 2018

Medical Education

  • University of Washington School of Medicine, 2006

Internships

  • University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery, 2007

Residencies

  • University of California at Irvine, Neurological Surgery, 2013
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Neurological Surgery, 2008

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, 2014
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