Howard G. Smith, M.D.


Howard G. Smith, M.D. is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist, a specialist with advanced training and research interests in the ear, nose, and throat problems of infants, children, and adolescents. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Harvard Medical School with an additional advanced degree in Immunology from Harvard University.

Dr. Smith completed his general surgical training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his otolaryngology training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, both Harvard Medical clinical training programs sited in Boston. Joining the staff of Boston Children’s Hospital, he founded the Boston Children’s Deafness Network and served as director of otolaryngology at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for the developmentally disabled in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Following recruitment to Southern California, Dr. Smith served as Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Medical Director for the Ross-Loos Medical Group in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. He was an attending otolaryngologist at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Since returning to New England, he has been in private practice at Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in West Hartford, Connecticut, an attending surgeon at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and a member of the clinical faculty at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Smith has long been interested in educating the public about health care issues. He is a former medical editor and talk show host at WBZ-AM, WRKO-AM, and WMRE-AM, all in Boston, Massachusetts. He may currently be heard on the podcast “Dr. Howard Smith OnCall” available on Apple’s iTunes store and at

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Parent's Ear Infection Cookbook: Medical Recipes for Avoiding Surgery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,790. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
This how-to book teaches parents that there are healthier, more effective ways to solve their children's ear infection problems than surgery or repeated courses of ever stronger antibiotics. Dr. Smith's “cookbook” is a commonsense compendium of readily implemented step-by-step "recipes" to prevent and control children's ear infections without the need for surgery.

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