Smith Blair

Associate Professor

Division: Multispecialty Anesthesia

Contact Information: or 205-996-4980

Clinical Interests: Anesthesia for liver transplant

Education and Degrees

University of Miami, Medical Doctor, 1988-1992

University of Alabama, Internship Internal Medicine, 1992-1993

University of Alabama, Residency, 1993-1996

Professional Societies

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologist

Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Jefferson County Medical Society

Recent Publications

For the most recent list of publications, please see PubMed.

·         Lang JD Jr, Teng X, Chumley P, Crawford JH, Isbell TS, Chacko BK, Liu Y, Jhala N, Crowe DR, Smith AB, Cross RC, Frenette L, Kelley EE, Wilhite DW, Hall CR, Page GP, Fallon MB, Bynon JS, Eckhoff DE, Patel RP. Inhaled NO accelerates restoration of liver function in adults following orthotopic liver transplantation. J Clin Invest. 2007 Sep;117(9):2583-91

·         Heslin MJ, Doster BE, Ragan DB, Buchalter S, Bland KI, Rue LW. Durable Improvements in efficiency, safety, and satisfaction in the Operating Room.  J Am Coll Surgery, 2008, May 206(5) 1083-1089.