Smith Blair
Associate Professor


Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

·         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

·         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.