Ian Smith (TV)

Ian Smith (TV)

Ian K. Smith, M.D. (b. July 15, 1969) is a medical expert and an author best known for his appearances on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club series, "The View", and as a correspondent for NBC News. He is also the host of "HealthWatch with Dr. Ian Smith", a nationally-syndicated daily news feature heard on American Urban Radio Networks. He resides in Manhattan, New York City.


Smith, a native of Danbury, Connecticut, graduated from Immaculate High School (Danbury), received a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College in 1992, and a master’s in science education from Columbia University in 1993.

He attended Dartmouth Medical School, but completed the last two years of his medical education and graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Professional career

Dr. Smith's twin brother, Dana, played one of John Travolta's henchmen in "Face Off."Dr. Smith writes a weekly health column for the "New York Daily News" and is a medical columnist for "Newsweek" magazine.

He is the author of the "The Fat Smash Diet", a 90-day diet program that focuses on "smashing" bad eating and exercise habits and establishing new healthy ones. [http://www.fatsmashdiet.com]

Despite allegations made by the then-wife of Michael Strahan that he and the football star had been having an extramarital homosexual affair, cite web
last = Fenner | first = Austin | coauthors = Goldiner, Dave | title = Game Over For Strahans | publisher = "New York Daily News" | date = 2007-07-21 | url = http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/2006/07/21/2006-07-21_game_over_for_strahans.html | accessdate = 2007-10-26
] Smith insists otherwise; He is married with a son, Dashiell, born February 2007.

External links

* [http://www.doctoriansmith.com Dr. Ian Smith's Official Website]
* [http://www.aurn.com/networks/renaissance/healthwatch.asp HealthWatch with Dr. Ian Smith]
* [http://www.vh1.com/shows/dyn/celebrity_fit_club_4/series.jhtml Celebrity Fit Club: Season 4]
* [http://www.tincap.com/fora/showthread.php?t=2341 'The Fat Smash Diet' book and Diet Review] - Book and diet review of Dr. Ian’s 'The Fat Smash Diet'.
* [http://www.50millionpounds.com The 50-Million Pound Challenge]


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