Charles Smithers MD

C. Jason Smithers, MD

Assistant in Surgery

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-3038

  • Fax: 617-730-0477

Medical Services


  • General Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended Testicles


  • Surgery


  • English


  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center
  • Surgery Program
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Experience and Education


  • General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care


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  1. Baird CW, Prabhu S, Buchmiller TL, Smithers C, Jennings R. Direct Tracheobronchopexy and Posterior Descending Aortopexy for Severe Left Mainstem Bronchomalacia Associated With Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation and Left Circumflex Aortic Arch. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul; 102(1):e1-4.
  2. Bairdain S, Foker JE, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Labow BI, Baird CW, Taghinia AH, Feins N, Manfredi M, Jennings RW. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):1001-8.
  3. McSweeney ME, Smithers CJ. Advances in Pediatric Gastrostomy Placement. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2016 Jan; 26(1):169-85.
  4. Onwubiko C, Bairdain S, Murphy AJ, McSweeney ME, Perkins J, Rathod RH, Baird C, Smithers CJ. Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy Tube Placement in Infants with Congenital Cardiac Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Dec; 25(12):1047-50.
  5. Aarabi S, Smithers C, Fils MM, Godson JL, Pierre JH, Mukherjee J, Meara J, Farmer P. Global Surgery Fellowship: A model for surgical care and education in resource-poor countries. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1772-5.
  6. Dionigi B, Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Hamilton TE. Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long-gap esophageal atresia. J Surg Case Rep. 2015; 2015(4).
  7. Bairdain S, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Manfredi M, Ngo P, Gallagher D, Zurakowski D, Foker JE, Jennings RW. Foker process for the correction of long gap esophageal atresia: Primary treatment versus secondary treatment after prior esophageal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):933-7.
  8. Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Rhein L, Foker JE, Baird C, Jennings RW. Direct tracheobronchopexy to correct airway collapse due to severe tracheobronchomalacia: Short-term outcomes in a series of 20 patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):972-7.
  9. Rice HE, Englum BR, Rothman J, Leonard S, Reiter A, Thornburg C, Brindle M, Wright N, Heeney MM, Smithers C, Brown RL, Kalfa T, Langer JC, Cada M, Oldham KT, Scott JP, St Peter S, Sharma M, Davidoff AM, Nottage K, Bernabe K, Wilson DB, Dutta S, Glader B, Crary SE, Dassinger MS, Dunbar L, Islam S, Kumar M, Rescorla F, Bruch S, Campbell A, Austin M, Sidonio R, Blakely ML. Clinical outcomes of splenectomy in children: report of the splenectomy in congenital hemolytic anemia registry. Am J Hematol. 2015 Mar; 90(3):187-92.
  10. Manfredi MA, Jennings RW, Anjum MW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Lightdale JR. Externally removable stents in the treatment of benign recalcitrant strictures and esophageal perforations in pediatric patients with esophageal atresia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Aug; 80(2):246-52.
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  12. Jennings RW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Ngerncham M, Feins N, Foker JE. Surgical approaches to aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):66-70; discussion 70-1.
  13. Hughes CD, Nash KA, Alkire BC, McClain CD, Hagander LE, Smithers CJ, Raymonville M, Sullivan SR, Riviello R, Rogers SO, Meara JG. The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):523-33.
  14. Smithers CJ, Javid PJ, Turner CG, Klein JD, Jennings RW. Damage control operation for massive sacrococcygeal teratoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Mar; 46(3):566-9.
  15. Aarabi S, Smithers CJ, Mukharjee J. Don't ignore home grown medical systems. BMJ. 2010; 340:c3187.
  16. McGuire MM, Jones BA, Hull MA, Misra MV, Smithers CJ, Feins NR, Jenkins RL, Lillehei CW, Harmon WE, Jonas MM, Kim HB. Combined en bloc liver-double kidney transplantation in an infant with IVC thrombosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov; 15(7):E142-4.
  17. Misra MV, Smithers CJ, Krawczuk LE, Jenkins RL, Linden BC, Weldon CB, Kim HB. Reduced size liver transplantation from a donor supported by a Berlin Heart. Am J Transplant. 2009 Nov; 9(11):2641-3.
  18. Stephenson LL, Webb NA, Smithers CJ, Sager SL, Seefelder C. Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy following lateral positioning on a bean bag. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Aug; 21(5):383-4.
  19. Vogel AM, Smithers CJ, Kozakewich HP, Zurakowski D, Moses MA, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. Extracellular matrix dynamics associated with tissue-engineered intravascular sclerotherapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Apr; 41(4):757-62.
  20. Smithers CJ, Vogel AM, Kozakewich HP, Freedman DA, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. An injectable tissue-engineered embolus prevents luminal recanalization after vascular sclerotherapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jun; 40(6):920-5.
  21. Fishman SJ, Smithers CJ, Folkman J, Lund DP, Burrows PE, Mulliken JB, Fox VL. Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: surgical eradication of gastrointestinal bleeding. Ann Surg. 2005 Mar; 241(3):523-8.
  22. Smithers CJ, Vogel AM, Kozakewich HP, Freedman DA, Udagawa T, Burrows PE, Fauza DO, Fishman SJ. Enhancement of intravascular sclerotherapy by tissue engineering: short-term results. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Feb; 40(2):412-7.
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