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Pamela SW Smith, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Bone Disorders


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Pamela SW Smith, MD

Dr. Smith was born and raised in a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Alvernia University and her Medical Degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2013. She completed her pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Georgia through Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Smith later completed her training in pediatric endocrinology and metabolic bone disorders at St. Louis Children's Hospital and the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research at Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis through the fellowship program at Washington University in St. Louis in 2019. After graduation, Dr. Smith joined the Endocrinology Division at PCH and has focused on developing PCH's growing multi-disciplinary Skeletal Health Clinic. She is also Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Mediciene - Phoenix. Her clinical and research interests include pediatric bone disorders, such as osteogenesis imperfecta, X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets, hypophosphatasia, fibrous dysplasia, vitamin-D deficiency rickets, and secondary osteoporosis.Outside of her work, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, traveling, cooking, and the arts.
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Education & Training

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology 2019; General Pediatrics 2017

Medical School / Education

Penn State University Colleger of Medicine, Hershey, PA


Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA


Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Academic Affiliations

University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of PediatricsPediatric Endocrine Society, Endocrine SocietyOsteogenesis Imperfecta FoundationSoft BonesAmerican Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Research & Publications

Smith PS, Gottesman GS, Zhang F, et al. X-Linked Hypophosphatemia: Uniquely Mild Disease Associated With PHEX 3'-UTR Mutation c.*231A>G (A Retrospective Case-Control Study). J Bone Miner Res. 2020;35(5):920-931.