OU Medicine News

Fellowship Trained Neurosurgeon to Join OU Medicine 

Dr. Zachary Smith

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce the hiring of Zachary A. Smith, M.D., who will be establishing his practice with OU Physicians in January 2020. 

Dr. Smith is a fellowship-trained, board certified neurosurgeon with fellowship training in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery. He received his medical school and neurosurgical training at UCLA and completed a minimally invasive spine fellowship at Northwestern in Chicago, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery. 

In addition to running an National Institutes of Health-funded laboratory, Dr. Smith is a national leader in spine surgery and has published over 200 combined peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and editorials​.