• Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Areas of interest


Dr Smart completed a Doctor of Medical Science degree (DMedSc) at the University of Melbourne under the supervision of Professor A. Heriot and A/Prof J. Mackay. In addition, he holds a degree in Clinical Research Methods through Monash University. He completed Robotic Surgery Training at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, and Methodist Hospital, Texas. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Gastrointestinal Clinical Institute at Epworth HealthCare and Chair of the Operations Committee for the Binational Colorectal Cancer Audit (BCCA). He holds public hospital appointments at both Austin and Eastern Health and is a Senior Lecturer in the Surgery at the University of Melbourne.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern Specialist Centre

Ground Floor, Suite 5
120 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Consulting Location

Epworth Freemasons Grey Street Building

Level 7, Suite 7.3
124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002


  • Thromboembolism in Rectal Cancer


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1999
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Methods Monash University 2003
  • FRACS (General Surgery) Royal Australian College of Surgeons 2009
  • Clinical Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery Cleveland Clinic USA 2013
  • Doctor of Medical Science (MD) University of Melbourne 2015

Professional Associations

  • Medical Board of Australia
  • RACS
  • GESA