Andrew Smith, MD
Andrew Smith M.D. is a board-certified urologist who services Walnut Creek and Concord, where he offers a full range of urological services and care. Dr. Smith’s services include the treatment of enlarged prostates (BPH), kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, and managing low testosterone. Dr. Smith also administers Botox injections to treat overactive bladders, performs vasectomies, minimally invasive mini-sling procedures to help women resolve their stress urinary incontinence and minimally invasive vaginal prolapse procedures. Dr. Smith has specialized experience in surgically managing prostate cancer using the cutting edge Da Vinci robotic technology by Intuitive Surgical Corporation, as his residency program in New York City owned one of the first robots produced.
Dr. Smith grew up within a family of health care professionals in Alamo, California. His father practiced urology for thirty-seven years in Oakland, California, with his mother acting as his nurse and practice manager. After graduating from Monte Vista High School in 1990, he attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a B.S in Business Administration. Dr. Smith’s first career was working as a mortgage analyst, where he underwrote commercial real estate assets. At twenty-five, he decided on a career change and returned to school for his prerequisite medical education. He then graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 2003, and went on to complete a five-year residency in Urology at Beth Israel Medical Center, in New York City. While in New York, Dr. Smith met his wife, Melissa, and they were married in Newport, RI, near where her family resides. In 2008, upon the completion of his residency he and his wife moved back to the East Bay, where he is currently in private practice. He performs cases at John Muir Hospital, in Concord, Walnut Creek and Aspen Surgery Center.
Outside of his urology practice, Dr. Smith’s loves supporting his wife and her passion for her charity organization Party In-Kindness, which she co-founded in 2014. He also cherishes time with his two children, Noah and Sophia. In his free time, he enjoys skiing and playing golf, a sport he has played competitively since the age of twelve. Dr. Smith previously competed in both triathlons and marathons, and once finished the Napa Valley Marathon with a 3:09 time. This qualified him for the Boston Marathon, and he went on to run this iconic race during his first year of medical school in 2000.