Michael Smith, MD
Rush Epilepsy Center
Michael C. Smith, MD, is the director of the Rush Epilepsy Center, professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences and senior attending neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Smith teaches at Rush Medical College and is involved in both clinical and basic research in epilepsy. His research interests include the study and prevention of epileptogenesis and the development of new surgical and diagnostic techniques for the treatment of patients with epilepsy. In addition to adult epilepsy, Dr. Smith is also interested in pediatric epilepsy and its effect on brain function development. His clinical practice focuses on all aspects of epilepsy. Dr. Smith completed an internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, a residency at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire, and a fellowship at Rush Medical College, also in Chicago. He also served in the National Health and Services Corps.