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Patricia Smith


After earning her medical degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, Dr. Trish Smith entered a Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship at McMaster University in 1997.

In 1999 she joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University, where she is currently an Associate Professor and Program Director for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Smith is actively involved in both undergraduate education and resident and fellow teaching in Maternal Fetal Medicine and is a member of the Post Graduate committee for the Ob/Gyn residency program and Neonatology Fellowship Committee.

Research Interests

  • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Underlying Pathophysiology in Hypertensive Pregnancy Disorders
  • Complications of growth restriction, eclampsia and liver pathology
  • Autoimmune Diseases and Thrombophilias in pregnancy


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  • MD - University of Cape Town
  • MSc
  • FRCS(C) - McMaster University 

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