Laura E. Smart, M.D.

Laura E. Smart, M.D.

Laura E. Smart, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Gastroenterology; Liver Transplant

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology / Transplant Hepatology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville (Gastroenterology); The Ohio State University (Transplant Hepatology)

Featured Publications

  • Reddy K, Patrick C, Liaquat H, Rodriquez E, Stocker A, Cave B, Cave MC, Smart L, Cutts T, Abell T. Differences in Referral Access to Care Between Gastrointestinal Subspecialty Patients: Barriers and Opportunities. Health Equity. 2018 Jun 1;2(1):103-108. doi: 10.1089/heq.2018.0001. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30283855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6071906.
  • Smart L, Mumtaz K, Scharpf D, Gray NO, Traetow D, Black S, Michaels AJ, Elkhammas E, Kirkpatrick R, Hanje AJ. Rotational Thromboelastometry or Conventional Coagulation Tests in Liver Transplantation: Comparing Blood Loss, Transfusions, and Cost. Ann Hepatol. 2017 November-December,;16(6):916-923. doi: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.5283. PubMed PMID: 29055918.
  • Smart L, Gobejishvili L, Crittenden N, Barve S, McClain CJ. Alcoholic Hepatitis: Steroids vs. Pentoxifylline. Curr Hepat Rep. 2013 Mar 1;12(1):59-65. PubMed PMID: 23750115; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3671597.