Dr. Lance S. Smith is originally from Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Smith is “living a childhood dream of helping and serving people.” He feels a true connection with his patients and his country. Dr. Smith serves as a Colonel and practicing surgeon in the United States Army in San Antonio, Texas. A trained general, trauma and colorectal surgeon and anesthesiologist, he found his true calling in pain management.
Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas in 1992. After completing his pain fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he learned the advanced techniques in medical and interventional procedures, he joined Houston Pain Associates. Dr. Smith’s connection to pain management stems from his personal experience as a pain patient and attributes his recovery to pain management and the power of prayer.