Dr Riley Smith
Dr Riley Smith enjoys meeting patients and their families and loves the variety that working in general practice brings. He is particularly knowledgeable in chronic disease and works with patients to seek the best outcomes for their personal health goals. This can include working on a health plan that’s specific to you and your lifestyle. He also has a keen interest in men’s health, including general wellbeing and health maintenance.
While working in Emergency Medicine, Dr Riley saw patients needing medical assistance from the smallest to the most intensive conditions. In his surgical roles at the Austin Hospital, Dr Riley Smith was fortunate to be able to gain valuable experience in a wide range of sub surgical specialties. He has completed research and has been published in Cardiothoracic, Urological and General Surgical journals. He continues to update his clinical practice by undertaking further education in many areas. He is due to undertake both diplomas of dermoscopy and skin cancer surgery.
Not all children are keen to get a doctor’s appointment. Dr Riley has experience working in paediatric medicine and knows how to make sure your child’s medical examinations are conducted in an age-appropriate way, teaching them the importance of medical check-ups. Dr Riley provides Kids Health Checks for children and teens of all ages.
Dr. Riley Smith caters to all aspects of general practice, as well as minor surgical procedures.
Specific procedures include:
- Skin cancer checks and skin cancer surgery
- Implanon insertion and removal
- Corticosteroid joint injections
After completing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, Dr Riley graduated medical school at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He then completed his initial years at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, completing surgical roles in Orthopaedic, Urology and Plastic Surgery. He has then worked across Australia in multiple locations including Royal Hobart Hospital, Tweed Heads and regional hospitals in Victoria, as an Emergency doctor.
Outside of medicine, he has a keen interest in music, playing both guitar and piano. Dr Riley also loves to cook, and will be more than happy to exchange some tasty recipes throughout his consults!
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