John Smear, MD

Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Photo by: Trident

Photo by: Trident

John Smear, MD    

Meet the Doc

with John Smear, MD

During his service as a United States Air Force surgeon, Dr. John Smear developed and taught trauma surgery courses at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The goal was to prepare military physicians for the demanding cases they could see overseas. “My time with the Air Force helped me become a better person,” says Dr. Smear. “You come to respect the incredible lengths that people go to for their country.” Post-military, he settled in Summerville in 2006 and joined Tidewater Surgical Group doing a variety of general surgeries, including procedures through Trident Health’s growing South Carolina Institute of Robotic Surgery.

“My time with the Air Force helped me become a better person.”

- John Smear, MD


Medical School

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Mount Carmel Health System - General Surgery

To make an appointment with Dr. Smear, please call 843-797-3463. 

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