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 has specialized in treating individuals with eating disorders since he joined Rogers in 2011, seeing patients in the inpatient, residential and partial hospital programs. Before being named medical director of eating disorder services, Dr. Smith directed the adult inpatient eating disorders program in Oconomowoc. As the hospital’s Medical Director of Eating Disorder Services, Dr. Smith’s goal is to help his 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. His 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.
In addition to his leadership role at Rogers, Dr. Smith serves as a voluntary assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he teaches residents and fellows. He also assists in teaching residents and medical students in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Smith received his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Smith completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, where he was chief resident during his final year, followed by a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
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 around the nation on eating disorders and a wide range of mental health topics, including peer-selected presentations for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) annual meetings.