Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Thomas G. Smith, III, M.D., FACS

Our Physicians & Staff - Thomas G. Smith, III, M.D., FACS

Dr. Thomas G. Smith, III

Assistant Professor
Specialist in Trauma and Reconstructive Genitourinary Urology

Methodist Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine

6621 Main
Baylor Clinic, Suite 1325
Houston, TX 77030
713-798-4001 – Physician’s main office
713-441-9229 – Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine
Maps & Directions


Medical School

  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX


  • Trauma and Reconstructive Urology, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA/li>

Areas of Excellence

  • Reconstructive genitourinary surgery
  • Urethral reconstruction


  • Presidential Award Winner, South Central Section of the American Urological Association (2001)
  • Poster of Exceptional Merit, American College of Surgeons Annual Congress, Chicago, IL (2009)
  • Expert Panelist, Texas State Medical Board (2010-Present)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Urology (2010-Present)
  • Member, American Urological Association Trauma Guidelines Committee (2001-Present)

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  1. Smith TG, Wessells HW: Genitourinary and pelvic trauma. In: Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 5th Edition. Mulholland, Lillemoe, Upchurch, Maier, Doherty (eds). In Press.
  2. Hotaling JM, Sorensen MD, Smith TG 3rd, Rivara FP, Wessells H, Voelzke BB: Analysis of diagnostic angiography and angioembolization in the acute management of renal trauma using a national data set. J Urol, 2011 Feb 18 [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Smith TG 3rd, Wessells H, Mack CD, Kaufman R, Bulger EM, Voelzke BB: Examination of the impact of airbags on renal injury using a national database. J Am Coll Surg 211:355–360, 2010.
  4. Smith TG, Gettman MT, Lindberg G, Napper C, Pearle MS, Cadeddu JA: Ureteral replacement using small intestine submucosa in a laparoscopic porcine model. Urology 60:931–934, 2002.
  5. Corwin TS, Lindberg G, Traxer O, Gettman MT, Smith TG, Pearle MS, Cadeddu JA: Laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of renal tissue with and without hilar occlusion. J Urol 166:281–284, 2001.
  6. Traxer O, Smith TG, Pearle MS, Corwin TS, Saboorian H, Cadeddu JA: Renal parenchymal injury after standard and mini percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. J Urol 165:1693–1695, 2001.
  7. DeWitt DS, Smith TG, Deyo DJ, Miller KR, Uchida T, Prough DS: L-arginine and superoxide dismutase prevent or reverse cerebral hypoperfusion after fluid-percussion traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma 14:223–233, 1997.

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