James M. Smartt, Jr., M.D., is Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern and a member of the plastic surgery team at Children’s Medical Center. He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, with a degree in political science. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Smartt joined UT Southwestern in 2012 after extensive training in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. He trained in plastic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He then completed fellowship training in craniofacial surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Smartt’s research projects include outcomes studies in the treatment of cleft lip and palate and congenital craniofacial surgery, as well as the application of robotic surgery to plastic surgery. He is also researching imaging modalities in the diagnosis, treatment, and planning of pediatric plastic surgery.
Dr. Smartt is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. He has had multiple articles published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery andPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He has also presented his findings at numerous medical meetings and conferences throughout the United States.
Dr. Smartt is originally from Philadelphia. He is a huge music enthusiast and also enjoys playing golf in his spare time.
The Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center team at Children's Medical Center Dallas uses the best and most advanced imaging technology to treat craniofacial, congenital and other conditions.