Frederick P Smith, M.D.

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Breast Cancer, Medical Oncology


Frederick P Smith, MD PC

Appointment Phone: 301-657-4588
5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1300
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Phone: 301-657-4588 | Fax: 301-657-9565


Dr. Frederick P. Smith is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at Sibley Memorial Hospital and an instructor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has a private practice in Washington, D.C. He is affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital. 

Dr. Smith earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in oncology. 

Dr. Smith was named a 2012 Top Doctor in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore areas by Castle Connolly, as well as a Top MD by Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine. 

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Smith was the director of extramural oncology research at Georgetown University. In this position, he contributed over 50 articles to peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Smith is an integral advocate in the community for promoting access to clinical research. He has also contributed to clinical trials. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD; Saint Louis University School of Medicine (1973)


  • Internal Medicine; MedStar Health (1976)


  • Oncology; MedStar Health (1977)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1976)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology) (1979)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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