About Rex Smith, MD, PhD

Dr. Smith’s is an Associate Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School  Dr Smith’s expertise is in renal, cardiac, and autopsy pathology and has a special interest in transplant pathology and ANCA disease. His research works includes animal, primate, and human models of kidney and heart allograft rejection.

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Mass General Pathology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-0800

Medical Education

  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Immunopathology, American Board of Pathology

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Dr. Smith's research focuses primarily on immunology and transplantation, with emphasis on the transplantation pathology of the heart, kidney, and pancreatic islets.

See details at the Smith Lab.


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