Professional Biography

Todd A. Smith, NMD


Dr. Smith is an Arizona licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) with a true passion for integrative family medicine and changing the way patients experience primary care. As a primary care physician, Dr. Smith focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adolescents and adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness, using an integrative approach.

Read Dr. Smith's Personal Journey

MEDICAL SCHoOL

Doctorate, Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Smith attended medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona. In addition to his studies, he also served as a Teaching Assistant (TA) for many faculty members (MD’s and PhD’s) and was actively involved in volunteering, medical missions, and student mentoring programs.

Awards
Dr. Smith graduated first in his class receiving the "Highest Academic Achievement" award. He also received the "Outstanding Student Leadership Award" in recognition of his commitment to academic excellence, the school, the community, and the advancement of the profession.

Professional Experience

Academic / Teaching
Dr. Smith continued his passion and love for teaching,  becoming an adjunct faculty member at SCNM where he taught and supervised medical students.  He also served as an adjunct faculty member at allied health schools in the Valley, teaching anatomy, physiology and basic pathology.

Practice Experience
Before merging his practice with Dr. Peruch in 2016, Dr. Smith has held positions at both integrative and conventional practices throughout the Valley, including: a 40-bed in-patient addiction medical center; an integrative practice offering general medical services; a high-volume conventional family medicine clinic predominately serving refugees from all over the world; and a conventional family medicine practice offering comprehensive primary care services.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

While Dr. Smith is trained in Family Medicine and treats a wide variety of acute and chronic health conditions, he has special clinical interests in:

  • Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention
  • High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol & Triglycerides
  • Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib)
  • Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes Type 2