Mark Smith, MD

Medical Director, Allegiance Emergency Services and Express Care Services, Hospitalist and Observation Services

Vice Chief of Staff

Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Smith is the Medical Director of Allegiance Emergency and Express Care Services, Hospitalist and Observation Services, as well as Vice Chief of Staff. He earned his MD at Wayne State University and completed a residency at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Smith is chair of the Allegiance Credentialing Committee and vice chair of the System Integration Committee. He also serves on the Jackson Health Network Board of Directors and Clinical Performance Committee and the Health Improvement Organization Committee.

Born and raised in Jackson, Dr. Smith is proud to lead the Emergency Team at his hometown hospital. “This is a very hard-working team,” he said. “We really care about our patients, and we are all invested in this community.”

Unexplained shortness of breath, panting or the inability to take a deep breath may be warning signs of a heart attack, with or without chest pain. Call 911 if you experience these symptoms.