Sidney Smith, M.D., honored by Japanese Circulation Society

Dr. Sidney Smith has been named an International Honorary Member of the Japanese Circulation Society.

The society strives to promote basic and clinical research activities and education in the scientific field of the circulatory organ system.

He is among 13 physicians outside of Japan to receive such recognition in the society’s 73 year history.  Five of these physicians have been from the United States, and include the notable Jim Willerson, M.D., President of the Texas Heart Institute.

Dr. Smith is also a recipient of the Gold Heart Award of the American Heart Association and the Award of Special Recognition from NHLB