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William R. Smythe, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Born in Temple, Texas, Dr. William Smythe graduated from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and was awarded the Helen Slayer Anderson Award for Academic Achievement. At the University of Pennsylvania Dr. Smythe completed his training in molecular biology research, general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. William Smythe is the Professor and Roney Endowed Chair of Surgery at the Scott & White Health System and the Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine. His work and research into gene manipulation towards treating cancer is well appreciated throughout the medical community. Dr. Smythe is the recipient of the Best Doctors in America award every year since 2003.

  • Education & Training


    Baylor University - 1984



    Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Medicine - 1989

    Medical School


    University of Pennsylvania



    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Scott and White Memorial Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (800) 792-3710

    2401 S 31st St

    Temple, Texas 76508

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. William R. Smythe has contributed to 2 publications.

    Antisense Therapy For Malignant Mesothelioma Utilizing Antisense Oligonucleotides Targeting The Bclxl Gene Product

    W.Roy Smythe, MD, Imran Mohuiddin, MD, Mustafa Ozveran, MD, Xiaobo X. Cao

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    Over-expression in Mesothelioma Engenders Cellular Death Via AKT Hypophosphorylation

    Mohiuddin I1, Cao X, Ozvaran MK, Zumstein L, Chada S, Smythe WR.

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    American Association for Thoracic Surgery

    American College of Surgeons

    Society for Clinical Surgery

    Southern Surgical Society

    Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

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March 31, 2009

by Richard E.

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“Dr. Smythe is a wonderful man, because of him I am alive today.”