Dr. Shaun Smart attended the University of Miami where he received undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Physics and Philosophy while being part of the University of Miami Honors College. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency in Neurology at the University of South Florida. Subsequently, he attended Duke University where he completed a 2 year fellowship in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. He has worked in Miami, Florida at Baptist Hospital as the Assistant Medical Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and at Palmetto General Hospital as the Medical Director of the Epilepsy division. Dr. Smart is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth where he is neurohospitalist and works closely with the Epilepsy division to expand their continuous EEG program. He is also Co-director of the Neurohospitalist Fellowship Program.


Medical Degree
University of Michigan Medical School - Ann Arbor, MI
Neurology, University of South Florida - Tampa, FL
Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, Duke University - Durham, NC

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Neuro- Hospitalist medicine
  • Epilepsy
  • Convulsive and Non-convulsive Status epilepticus

Research Interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Status Epilepticus convulsive and non-convulsive