Jonathan C. Smith, MD, FACS
Jonathan Smith

Jonathan C. Smith, MD, FACS

About Jonathan Smith, MD, FACS

Dr. Jonathan C. Smith received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a General Surgery internship and an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. 

At the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Smith distinguished himself not only for his excellent clinical and surgical skills, but also for his contributions to research in the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Smith currently has over a dozen articles and two book chapters on topics including the management and treatment of thyroid tumors, parathyroid surgery, neck cysts, laryngeal cancer, and head and neck reconstruction.

Dr. Smith is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a member of this society. Dr. Smith is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the New York Head and Neck Society and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. He is certified by the American College of Surgeons in Ultrasonography of the Head and Neck, specializing in the thyroid and parathyroid disease. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center.  Dr. Smith served as a member of the Einstein Council of the Montefiore Medical Center in 2008 and he has been serving as a member of the Montefiore Medical Executive Committee since 2009. Dr. Smith enjoys teaching Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residents, general surgery residents, and medical students. 

Dr. Smith was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and one of the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area in Otolaryngology, for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

He was also in New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021.

Dr. Smith's interests include minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery, head and neck surgery, thyroid and parathyroid endocrine surgery, and salivary gland surgery.

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To read Dr. Smith's chapter on Parathyroid surgery go to the following link:

To read Dr. Smith's chapter on neck cysts go to the following link:

Awards and Credentials

•    Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (book series): 18th Edition
•    Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (digital guide): 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
•    New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021
•    Schneps Media – Bronx Times Reporter: 2021

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna Aexcel, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, ArchCare (NY), BC/BS Empire HMO, BC/BS Empire NY, BC/BS HealthPlus (NY), BC/BS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (NY), Centivo, Cigna, Cigna HMO, PPO, POS, Cigna Medicare, Cigna Open Access Plus, Connecticare, Elderplan (NY), EmblemHealth GHI, Empire BCBS POS, EPO, Indemnity, Empire BCBS PPO, Empire Plan (UHC), Fidelis (NY), Fidelis Essential (NY), Fidelis Medicaid / CHP (NY), Fidelis Medicare (NY), Hamaspik (NY), HealthCare Partners IPA (NY), HealthFirst (NY), HealthSmart WTC, HIP (NY), HIP ID (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO ID (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA ID (NY), Humana Medicare (NY), Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare NJ, SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), US Family Health, Wellcare HMO/Medicare (NY), WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital
Medical School
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center