Clay Smith, MD
Professor, Medicine-Hematology

Director, Blood Disorders and Cell Therapies Center
Clinic (720) 848-6400
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Gender: Male
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Medicine-Hematology

Practice Locations

Hematology Clinic - Anschutz
1665 Aurora Ct
2nd Floor, Anschutz Cancer Pavilion
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Internal Medicine - Hematology, Board Certification (1994,2016)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1989)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant
  • Leukemia (Adult Acute)
Clinical Interest for Patients
Personalized medicine

Care Philosophy
I'm keen to see persons with blood cancers get the latest in treatment advances as well as the most compassionate and supportive care.

Personal Interests
Dr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree from Rice University and his MD from University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School where he also completed his internship. The majority of his post-graduate training was completed in New York City, with residency at NY Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He performed advanced fellowship training in bone marrow transplantation (BMT) at Stanford University. Dr. Smith’s first faculty appointment was as an Assistant Professor at Duke University where he established a highly successful research program specifically focused on gene transfer strategies for therapeutic modification of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and novel methods of high throughput flow cytometric analysis. Dr. Smith has also served in appointments with the Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and University of Pittsburgh. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Smith has published over 100 scientific articles, been an invited speaker at over 50 presentations and obtained over $10 million in funding. He was recruited to serve as the program director of the Blood Cancer & BMT Program at the University of Colorado in 2012, and currently is the Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology.



Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Hematologic malignancies, blood and marrow transplant, cellular therapies

Research Interest for Referring Providers
Dr. Smith’s research has been devoted to the advancement of care for persons with blood cancers through integrating advances in laboratory, clinical and informatics technologies and research. He currently focuses on using multi-comics and advanced computational analytics to direct patients with blood cancers to best available therapies as well as identifying new potential avenues of therapy.

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