Dr. James Smith was born in Anderson, South Carolina. In 1964, he graduated from Belton High School in South Carolina. From 1964-1968, he attended Clemson University and received his B.S. in Pre-Medicine with honors. Dr. Smith graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Memorial Medical Center in 1976. Lastly, he became board certified from American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1982.
Dr. James Smith start at the practice of Lanier & Smith P.C. of Savannah, Georgia in 1976 and remained there until 1987. After that, Dr. James Smith began his own practice and has been in two locations. His first practice was originally at 5205 Frederick Street, and had moved in 2006 to his current location.
Currently, Dr. James Smith has staff privileges at Chandler Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Memorial Health University Medical Center.