Specialties and Expertise
- Radiation Oncology
- Breast Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
Michael J. Smith, M.D. is a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian. Dr. Smith received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. After medical school, he completed his internship at David Grant United States Air Force Medical Center in Northern California. Upon completion of his internship, Dr. Smith served as a United States Air Force Flight Surgeon, with tours of duty at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany. While serving as an Aeromedical Evacuation Flight Surgeon in Germany, he earned the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service and the Air Force Achievement Medal. He was also awarded the Clarence M. Mackay Trophy for his medical response to the USS Cole terrorist bombing.
After serving four years reserve duty and five years active duty, Dr. Smith completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, New York in 2005. He was Chief Resident his final year, and was involved in multiple prostate cancer research projects.
Dr. Smith was on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital, at which time he held an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School.
At New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Smith treats a variety of cancers, including prostate cancer and other genitourinary cancers, such as bladder and testicular cancer, breast cancer, including partial breast brachytherapy and intraoperative radiation therapy, and lymphoma, among others.
Dr. Smith was named as the recipient of the 2011 Patient Centered Care Physician Champion Award at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine.
- Radiation Oncology
Clinical and Academic Positions
- Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education and Training
- M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 1996
- B.S., Tufts University, 1992
Insurance Plans Accepted
The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.
* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.
- AETNA - HMO
- AETNA - Medicare
- AETNA - PPO
- Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
- Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
- Affinity Access
- Affinity Health Plan
- AgeWell New York
- Amida Care
- Emblem Select Care
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
- Fidelis Care
- GHI - CBP
- Health First
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
- Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
- Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
- Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
- Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
- Rockefeller University - Trustmark
- United Empire
- United Healthcare
- United Healthcare - Community Plan
- United Healthcare - Medicare
- United Healthcare Compass
- VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
- VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
- WellCare of NY