Brad E. R. Smith, MD, is a full-time psychiatrist who is board certified in adult psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, specializing in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders and other complex or multiple mental health diagnoses. Dr. Smith not only has experience treating patients with eating disorders in both his medical training and general residency training, but also has served as a psychiatrist with Rogers’ adult inpatient eating disorders program in Oconomowoc and partial hospitalization program for eating disorders in Madison. As the hospital’s Medical Director of Adult Inpatient Eating Disorder Services, Dr. Smith’s goal is to ensure the acute stabilization of clinical symptoms, while helping patients learn evidence-based techniques for building resilience for recovery.
Prior to joining Rogers, Dr. Smith served as Assistant Medical Director and Forensic Clinical Director at the Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison. He has also maintained an active forensic psychiatry consulting practice. Dr. Smith’s clinical background includes treating patients with a wide variety of complex behavioral health issues, oftentimes overlapping with other medical conditions. This clinical experience has proven valuable in the treatment of individuals with eating disorders, who also frequently have co-occurring psychiatric and medical conditions. Dr. Smith’s administrative experience includes the training and clinical direction of other behavioral health clinicians, as well as the development of clinical treatment programming for hospital systems.
Currently assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Smith is also a clinical associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry, where he teaches medical students and residents. He received his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Smith completed his fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin and his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. Smith is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, and the Wisconsin Medical Society. He has lectured to professional and community audiences on eating disorders and a wide range of mental health topics.