Dr. Lon S. Smith MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Lon Smith is a medical oncologist in San Antonio, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Baptist Medical Center and one of 24 at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Methodist Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Northeast Baptist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982

University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1982 - 1984

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The clinical effect of the dual-targeting strategy involving PI3K/AKT/mTOR and RAS/MEK/ERK pathways in patients with advanced cancer.
Shimizu, T., Tolcher, A.W., Papadopoulos, K.P., Beeram, M., Rasco, D., Smith, L.S., Gunn, S., Smetzer, L., Mays, T.A., Kaiser, B., Wick, M.J., Alvarez, C., Cavazos, A., Mangold, G.L., Patnaik, A.

Gemcitabine Plus nab-Paclitaxel Is an Active Regimen in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Phase I/II Trial.
Von Hoff, D.D., Ramanathan, R.K., Borad, M.J., Laheru, D.A., Smith, L.S., Wood, T.E., Korn, R.L., Desai, N., Trieu, V., Iglesias, J.L., Zhang, H., Soon-Shiong, P., Shi, T., Rajeshkumar, N.V., Maitra, A., Hidalgo, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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