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Alison Smith, MD

Alison Smith, MD

Appointed: 2006

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Alison Smith, MD
Department: Diagnostic Radiology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L10
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Allison Smith, MD, is a Staff Member in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Her specialty area is neuroradiology.

Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. She completed an internal medicine internship, a diagnostic radiology residency and a neuroradiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She is certified by the American Board of Radiology with additional certification in neuroradiology. She is also a Diplomate with the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic in 2006, Dr. Smith was Staff Neuroradiologist and Director of MRI for Aultman Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and precious to that Director of MRI at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

She has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to magnetic resonance imaging and computer-assisted tomography. She has also authored several book chapters related to these topics.

Professional Highlights

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Diagnostic Radiology
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Toledo, OH USA
Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology- Neuroradiology

Specialty Interests


Awards & Honors

Additional Training

  • MD, Medical College of Ohio


  • American College of Radiology
  • American Society of Neuroradiology, senior member

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/30/2015, Dr. Smith has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English