Michael Alan Smith MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine


After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, Dr. Smith received his medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Program in Atlanta, Ga. He completed his fellowship in general internal medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Smith was a primary care physician at the Seattle VA Medical Center, and before that, he was in private practice for 10 years in Charleston, S.C.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Smith enjoys all areas of internal medicine, particularly partnering with patients in preventive care and chronic disease management, helping them to make appropriate, long-term lifestyle choices and health care decisions.

Personal Interests

Dr. Smith enjoys the outdoors and all the activities it offers including hiking, running, boating, skiing, and fishing.

Practice Philosophy

“To earnestly serve my patients and colleagues out of dedication and gratitude for the confidence they place in me.”

Teaching Involvement

Clinical instructor of medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.


Below is a video featuring Dr. Smith. Watch more videos from The Polyclinic on our YouTube channel.

Meet Dr. Michael A. Smith – Internal Medicine

Dr. Smith explains his passion to become a physician, what he finds rewarding about helping patients and his hobbies.