Dr. Smith is a 1996 Graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He also completed a one year Fellowship in Corneal Refractive Eyecare at The Hunkeler Eye Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Prior to beginning private practice in Wooster in 2002, he worked in the office of an eye surgeon for five years.

He is married and has four children. He plays the bass guitar and enjoys mountain biking, road cycling and running.