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Dr. Linda Smith has been a dedicated breast surgeon, treating patients for over 40 years. Dr. Linda Smith wanted to be a physician since childhood. She began studying a pre-medical curriculum in high school and qualified for a six-year medical program at Northwestern University.


Following graduation from Northwestern, Dr. Smith attended a 5 year General Surgery Residency and then completed a one-year Burn and Trauma Fellowship at the University of New Mexico. She entered private practice in New Mexico in 1984 and began her career as a General Surgeon.


From the beginning of her practice, Dr. Smith concentrated on breast care and in 1990 elected to sub-specialize in the treatment of breast disorders.  She is very passionate and 100% dedicated to the treatment of breast disease.


Dr. Smith is a member of The American Board of Surgery, The American Society of Breast Surgeons, and a graduate of City of Hope Genetics program.


Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1972-1974
Northwestern University College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1974-1978


University of California Davis, Davis, California 1978-1979


Northwestern University & Columbus Hospital Chicago, Illinois 1979-1983


Burn and Trauma Fellowship – University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 1983-1984

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery 1985, American Society of Breast Surgeons and Breast Ultrasound 2006, City of Hope 2016.