Ellyn A. Smith, , MD

Dr. Ellyn A. Smith earned her Bachelor of Science degree, in Biochemistry and graduated from the College of Charleston, SC. After working at the Medical University of South Carolina, in antibiotic resistant bacteria, she pursued her medical career. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo. She continued her training with her residency at St. Luke's University Health Network in Bethlehem, PA., and completed a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at the University of California-Irvine. Dr. Smith is committed to treating a variety of abdominal conditions with less invasive surgical options. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking and spending time with family.


  • Fellowship - Minimally Invasive Surgery/GI Surgery- University of California-Irvine
  • Residency - General Surgery - St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
  • Medical School - SUNY University at Buffalo, NY
  • Bachelor of Science- Biochemistry - College of Charleston, SC

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Surgery Diplomate

Hospital Affiliations

  • Anaheim Regional Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Placentia-Linda Hospital

Professional Memberships

Ellyn Smith is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Foregut Society

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