6978-Smith, Kevin
Faculty

Kevin L. Smith, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Address
550 University Boulevard
Suite UH 0663

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

Kevin Smith, MD, joined the Indiana University School of Medicine faculty in July 2010. He received his undergraduate training at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. His training continued at Indiana University School of Medicine and followed up with his radiology residency with the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences.

After completing his residency, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Indiana University School of Medicine. He began his career serving the community division at IU Health North hospital. Besides establishing a successful diagnostic radiology practice, he also served on several medical staff committees and positions. These included a 2-year term as president of the medical staff and chair of the credentials committee. 

In July of 2016, he was appointed to the IU Health North Board of Directors and worked as a co-chair of the Quality Subcommittee of the Board of Directors. In 2018 this became the Board of the Indianapolis Suburban Region. In January 2018, he was also appointed to the Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations position for the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences. During his tenure as Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, he spearheaded many clinical improvements and informatics efforts, including developing a department-level radiology template-Autotext library and integrating modality DI-COM elements/measurements. He also worked to improve physician scheduling and staffing using a flexible demand-based approach. He worked with Department clinical radiologists and data experts to develop a clinical productivity dashboard that included detailed per shift productivity and turn-around time analytics. He helped to create a national level live event continuing-medical education program highlighting department faculty. In 2019 he helped develop a Leadership Department curriculum at the Department level to empower and strengthen Division Chief leadership.

Dr. Smith is interested in quality improvement and has been involved in several different LEAN projects and processes. He has incorporated these skills sets into improvements in the radiology department. 

 

Dr. Smith's clinical expertise area is centered around body CT imaging with additional experience with body interventional radiology procedures. 

 

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology & Imaging Sciences
  • Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
  • Division Chief
  • IU Health North Board of Directors
  • Chair, Quality Committee of the Board of Directors, IU Health North Hospital
  • Education
    2010 RES Indiana University
    2006 RES St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN- Transitional Internship
    2005 MD Indiana University
    2001 BA Anderson University
  • Research
    Dr. Smith is interested practice management, high reliability, and quality improvement. 
  • Professional Organizations
    American College of Radiology (ACR)
    Indiana State Medical Association
    Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology*

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