Dean A. Smith, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 1978
American College of Physician Executives
Tampa, FL
Preliminary Courses for Masters of Medical Management Degree 1997-2000
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
Certificate of Medical Management 2001
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
Masters of Medical Management 2002
Medical School
Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Doctorate of Medicine 1982
Lankenau Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Internal Medicine 1982-1983
Lankenau Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Internal Medicine 1982-1985


South Carolina

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians
South Carolina Medical Association
Medical Society of Horry County
- Past President

Hospital Affiliations

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Best of the Beach Internist, Myrtle Beach Herald 2005, 2007, 2008
Patients' Choice Award 2008, 2009, 2010


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Patsy

    Dr. Smith is in my opinion one of the most professional doctors I have met in my 68 years. He takes the time and in intrest in my ...

  • Member: Janet

    My husband & I did considerable searching for a doctor when we first moved to the Myrtle Beach area.It took us several years to fi...

  • Member: Donald

    It has been my pleasure to be part of Dr. Smith's wellness program. My experience is good with the health maintenance program. A...

  • Member: Silvio

    since joining MDVIP and being under the care of Dr.Dean Smith I have never felt more comfortable and confident with his abilities ...