Brent Smith, PA-C
Born in Edison, GA, Brent has been with Rivertown since 2007. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, GA. He then attended the University of Georgia for master’s work in education and later Emory University Physician Assistant school where he obtained his Master of Medical Science. Prior to medical school Brent taught various high school science and math classes and coached baseball, wrestling, and football in Woodstock, Virginia; Gainesville, Georgia; and Dahlonega, Georgia.
Brent is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Society of Physician Assistants in Pediatrics, of which he is a board member. He is credentialed at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital where he chairs the Pediatric Preparedness Committee and serves on several other committees. Brent also is a Co-Trainer for the Pediatric Readiness Quality Collaborative, a national program through EMSC (Emergency Medical Services for Children).
In December of 2014, Brent earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatrics from the National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). This certification is in addition to his certification from the NCCPA and demonstrates knowledge and skills specific to pediatrics.
Brent is married to Renee Smith, also a Physician Assistant, and they have one child, Emma. Hobbies include golf, fishing, and attending University of Georgia football games. Go Dawgs!