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Susan O. Smith, NP

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Office: (585) 275-7944

Fax: (585) 244-0502

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Adult Nurse Practitioner with 23 years experience caring for patients with Neurological disorders that need Neurosurgery Care. Experienced in the evaluation of patients, diagnostic test interpretation and management of patients while hospitalized and following discharge.

Professional Background

Adult Nurse Practitioner with 23 years of experience in care of Neurological disorders. Specialty focused on Neurosurgical disorders, Epilepsy, Neuro Oncology and Spine disorders.
Nationally Certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by The American Nurses Credentialing Center
Previous work experience includes Nurse Manager roles in Intensive Care and Post Anesthesia Care, Director of Nursing, Nursing Instructor in The Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing and Critical Care Instructor
Graduate of The University of Rochester School of Nursing in 1996 with a Master of Science Degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner



  • Nurse Practitioner-Adult Health - American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Registered Nurse-Neuroscience - American Association of Neuroscience Nurses


NP | University of Rochester School of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner


Distinguished Service Award 2018
Sponsor: Rochester Academy of Medicine
Location: Rochester, New York

NPAGR Nurse Practitioner of the Year 2012
Sponsor: NP Association of Greater Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York

Board of Directors Excellence Award 2002
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
Location: Rochester, New York

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Journal Articles

Benjamin L. Chernoff; Alex Teghipco; Frank E. Garcia; Max H. Sims; David A. Paul; Madalina E. Tivarus; Susan O. Smith; Webster H. Pilcher; Bradford Z. Mahon. "A Role for the Frontal Aslant Tract in Speech Planning: A Neurosurgical Case Study". Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 2018; X:Y, pp.1-18(doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01244).