Andrew Kent Smith

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Assistant Clinical Professor
B.S., BYU, 2013, Exercise Science
M.D., Georgetown, 2017, Medicine
Phone: (949) 824-2020
Fax: (949) 824-2020
University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Road|Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697
Awards and Honors
1. String of Pearls Nominee 2017 for excellence in teaching
2. MedStar Health Summer Research Scholarship in Surgery
3. College of Life Sciences Dean’s List
4. Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Smith A., Bussel, I., Cypen S. Blood in Schlemm’s Canal from a Carotid-Cavernous Fistula. Journal of Ophthalmology Glaucoma. 2021 Jan. Vol 4. Issue 1. DOI:
Mosaed S, Smith AK, Liu JHK, Minckler DS, Fitzgerald RL, Grelotti D, Sones E, Weinreb RN, Marcotte TD. The Relationship Between Plasma Tetrahydrocannabinol Levels and Intraocular Pressure in Healthy Adult Subjects. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022 Jan 17;8:736792. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.736792. PMID: 35111768; PMCID: PMC8801518.
Smith AK, Bussel I, Ling J, Mosaed S. Acquired Optic Pits Associated with Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis: A Case Series. J Curr Glaucoma Pract. 2020 Sep-Dec;14(3):106-108. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10078-1284. PMID: 33867759; PMCID: PMC8028028.
Smith, Andrew K,; Conger, Jordan R.; Hedayati, Bobak; Kim, Jeff J.; Amoozadeh, Sahar; Mehta, Mitul. The Effect of a Screen Protector on Blue Light Intensity Emitted from Different Hand-held Devices. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology 27(3):p 177-181, Jul–Sep 2020. | DOI: 10.4103/meajo.MEAJO_2_20
Hwang TS, Hagag AM, Wang J, Zhang M, Smith A, Wilson DJ, Huang D, Jia Y. Automated Quantification of Nonperfusion Areas in 3 Vascular Plexuses With Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Eyes of Patients With Diabetes. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug 1;136(8):929-936. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2257. PMID: 29902297; PMCID: PMC6142939.
Nguyen KH, Smith AK, Kim BT, Browne AW. A case report of cystoid macular edema, uveitis and vitreomacular traction in a patient taking Anastrozole. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2022 Jan 22;25:101339. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2022.101339. PMID: 35128169; PMCID: PMC8802872.
Jindal M, Zheng C, Quadri HS, Ihemelandu CU, Hong YK, Smith AK, Dudeja V, Shara NM, Johnson LB, Al-Refaie WB. Why Do Long-Distance Travelers Have Improved Pancreatectomy Outcomes? J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Aug;225(2):216-225. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.04.003. Epub 2017 Apr 14. PMID: 28414114; PMCID: PMC5702935.
Smith AK, Shara NM, Zeymo A, Harris K, Estes R, Johnson LB, Al-Refaie WB. Travel patterns of cancer surgery patients in a regionalized system. J Surg Res. 2015 Nov;199(1):97-105. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.04.016. Epub 2015 Apr 9. PMID: 26076685.
Professional Societies
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Glaucoma Society
Orange County Glaucoma Society
Graduate Programs
Research Centers
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
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