Specialty: Glaucoma, Ophthalmology
Dr. Oluwatosin “Tosin” Smith diagnoses and provides treatment (both surgical and non-surgical) for diseases and disorders of the eye.
Glaucoma Associates of Texas, Fort Worth
417 W. Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Office Hours Monday – Friday 8 Am to 5 PM
Our Ft. Worth office is located at the intersection of Magnolia and Jennings Ave., West of I-35W and South of Rosedale Street.
Glaucoma Associates Of Texas, Dallas
10740 N Central Expressway, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75231
Oluwatosin “Tosin” Smith, MD – Biography
Born in Nigeria, Dr. Oluwatosin” Tosin” Smith received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria graduating with the Andrew Blair Aitken’s prize in surgery. Following that, she started a Residency in General surgery at the Dewsbury and district Hospital in Yorkshire, United Kingdom and went on to do a surgical internship at the Washington hospital Center in Washington DC. She subsequently completed residency in Ophthalmology at the Howard university Hospital where she served as Chief resident and graduated the most outstanding resident of 2002 at the Howard University Hospital. Her interest in glaucoma a known cause of blindness especially amongst people of African descent caused her to pursue a clinical fellowship in glaucoma at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital (Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine) in Philadelphia, PA.
Her love for research and training led her to the university of Mississippi medical center for the next 5 and half years where she worked as an assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical director and head of Glaucoma in the department of Ophthalmology. She enjoys the opportunity to impact future ophthalmologists and in her time in Mississippi three of her graduating residents went on to do fellowships in Glaucoma.
Dr. Smith has many clinical, surgical and research interest in the management of Glaucoma and Cataracts. She has a special interest in surgical management of childhood Glaucoma’s. Her Research includes a grant funded project that deals with genetic risk Factors for open angle glaucoma, a study that is collaboration between the Howard University Hospital and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is currently a clinical Assistant professor of Ophthalmology at The UT southwestern medical School in Dallas Texas.
Dr. Smith Has a special interest in medical missions and is currently, on the board for the Hospitals for humanity a non for profit Organization. Growing up she lived in 5 countries (3 African) and not only embraced the diverse culture and languages but also experienced the impact of Glaucoma and cataracts in other areas of the world.
Dr. Smith has presented numerous paper and publications at various academic meetings and she is a member of multiple professional Societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and International Society of Spaeth Fellows. She is currently eligible to practice medicine in US, UK and in Nigeria.
On a personal note, she loves to spend time with her husband and two children and also with her very close knit extended family. She loves the Lord dearly and enjoys singing, traveling, floristry and gardening amongst other things.
Dr. Oluwatosin “Tosin” Smith, MD – Curriculum Vitae
American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Internship, Transitional Year
Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
University of Ibadan, College of Medicine, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria 1995
TX State Medical License 2009 – present
MS State Medical License 2003 – 2014
Gonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy, A Novel Ab Interno Trabeculotomy: Technique Report and Preliminary Results. Grover, D. S., Godfrey, D. G.,Smith, O.,Feuer, W. J.,Montes de Oca, I.,Fellman, R. L.; Ophthalmology. 2014 Jan 15. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24412282