Dr Howard Smith

MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med), PhD, FRACP

Dr Howard Smith has more than 30 years of experience in reproductive endocrinology and infertility medicine. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with honours, and then trained as a specialist physician in endocrinology becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the John Curtin School of Medical Research in Canberra before joining Westmead Hospital in 1980.

Dr Smith assisted in establishing the Infertility Clinical Service at Westmead Hospital, which developed into Westmead Fertility Centre in 1984 and gained experience in many aspects of fertility while working in London in 1988/9. Dr Smith has a special interest and extensive experience in the treatment of subfertility, particularly associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and disorders of the pituitary gland causing fertility problems in both sexes. Dr Smith has a caring and supportive approach to treatment and has helped thousands of couples and individuals achieve their dream of taking home a healthy baby.

Dr Smith has a longstanding teaching and mentoring role of medical and postgraduate students and has trained many of Australia’s current leading fertility specialists. He is dedicated to ongoing professional development, presenting at national and international forums and published and reviewed numerous medical journal publications.

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Dr Smith is available for private consultation at two locations at Westmead:

Specialist Medical Centre
Level 2, Suite 206
151–155 Hawkesbury Road
Westmead NSW 2145
Email [email protected] or call (02) 9635 1234 to make an appointment with Dr Smith.

Westmead Hospital’s Private Consulting Rooms
Level 3, Dental Block, Westmead Hospital
Westmead NSW 2145
Email [email protected] or call (02) 8890 7729 to make an appointment with Dr Smith.

Dr Smith also manages Westmead Hospital’s public infertility clinic, where preliminary consultations and investigations can be performed. This service is provided by Westmead Hospital (not Westmead Fertility Centre) and operates as a public service as part of the teaching hospital.

    Please complete this form to request an appointment or phone (02) 8890 7484