Jessica Smith, MD

Jessica Smith, MD

Clinical Director, Thyroid Program

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7476
  • Fax: 617-730-0194

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Treatment with Radioactive Iodine

Departments

  • Endocrinology

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Center for Airway Disorders (CAD)
  • Endocrinology Program
  • Thyroid Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Biology Undergraduate

Tufts University, 1996

Medford, MA

Medicine Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, 2000

Boston, MA

Pediatrics Internship

Boston Combined Residency Program, 2000

Boston, MA

Pediatrics Residency

Boston Combined Residency Program, 2001-2003

Boston, MA

Endocrinology Fellowship

Harvard Medical School/ Boston Children's Hospital, 2003-2006

Boston, MA

Thyroidology Fellowship

Harvard Medical School/ Boston Children's Hospital, 2008-2009

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

Publications

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  1. Okawa ER, Grant FD, Smith JR. Pediatric Graves' disease: decisions regarding therapy. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):442-7.
  2. Scholz S, Smith JR, Chaignaud B, Shamberger RC, Huang SA. Thyroid surgery at Children's Hospital Boston: a 35-year single-institution experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Mar; 46(3):437-42.
  3. Smith JR, Marqusee E, Webb S, Nose V, Fishman SJ, Shamberger RC, Frates MC, Huang SA. Thyroid nodules and cancer in children with PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jan; 96(1):34-7.
  4. Smith J, Brown RS. Persistence of thyrotropin (TSH) receptor antibodies in children and adolescents with Graves' disease treated using antithyroid medication. Thyroid. 2007 Nov; 17(11):1103-7.
  5. Lekmine F, Sassano A, Uddin S, Smith J, Majchrzak B, Brachmann SM, Hay N, Fish EN, Platanias LC. Interferon-gamma engages the p70 S6 kinase to regulate phosphorylation of the 40S S6 ribosomal protein. Exp Cell Res. 2004 Apr 15; 295(1):173-82.
  6. Gupta A, Ly S, Castroneves LA, Frates MC, Benson CB, Feldman HA, Wassner AJ, Smith JR, Marqusee E, Alexander EK, Barletta J, Doubilet PM, Peters HE, Webb S, Modi BP, Paltiel HJ, Kozakewich H, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Shamberger RC, Larsen PR, Huang SA. A standardized assessment of thyroid nodules in children confirms higher cancer prevalence than in adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Aug; 98(8):3238-45.
  7. Gupta A, Ly S, Castroneves LA, Frates MC, Benson CB, Feldman HA, Wassner AJ, Smith JR, Marqusee E, Alexander EK, Barletta J, Muyide F, Doubilet PM, Peters HE, Webb S, Modi BP, Paltiel HJ, Martins Y, Burmeister K, Kozakewich H, Hollowell M, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Shamberger RC, Larsen PR, Huang SA. How are childhood thyroid nodules discovered: opportunities for improving early detection. J Pediatr. 2014 Mar; 164(3):658-60.
  8. Ly S, Frates MC, Benson CB, Peters HE, Grant FD, Drubach LA, Voss SD, Feldman HA, Smith JR, Barletta J, Hollowell M, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Modi B, Shamberger RC, Huang SA. Features and Outcome of Autonomous Thyroid Nodules in Children: 31 Consecutive Patients Seen at a Single Center. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Oct; 101(10):3856-3862.
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