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With over 30 years of Bariatric Surgery experience, Dr. Sherman Smith is considered one of the leading surgeons in his area of expertise.


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Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Sherman C. Smith is accepting new patients at this office.


1160 East 3900 South, Suite 4100, Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty General Surgery
Group Practice Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians
Hospital Affiliation
  • St. Mark's Hospital
Languages Spoken English

We are located on the 4th floor of the North Professional Building at St. Mark's Hospital.

Free Valet Parking offered


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Insurance Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Self-pay
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Other

About Dr. Smith
Dr. Smith



Dr. Smith has a broad background in general surgery and he has taken a special interest in surgery for morbid obesity. He has been involved in thousands of gastric bypass procedures for individuals who have been unable to lose weight through other methods.

A Provo, Utah native, Sherman C. Smith was a Hinkley Scholar at Brigham Young University. He completed his undergraduate work in 1972 with high honors and graduated summa cum laude. He earned a U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship and again graduated with honors from the University of Utah Medical School in 1976. From 1976 to 1981, Dr. Smith served his internship and residency at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He is a retired Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. He served his Country as a surgeon in Operation Desert Storm.

Dr. Smith is Board Certified in General Surgery.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Southwest Surgical Society, a member of the American Medical Association, the Salt Lake Surgical Society and the Utah State Medical Association. He has served as president of the Salt Lake Surgical Society and was an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Utah from 1987 to 1992. He is on staff at St. Mark's and LDS hospitals.

Dr. Smith enjoys an active outdoor life with his wife Barbara, and their five children. Favorite family outings include boating, water skiing and trips to their cabin. Bicycling, cross country and downhill skiing activities allow him to enjoy the beauty of the intermountain west while keeping physically fit. Dr. Smith studies and speaks German fluently and enjoys literature and history. As a compassionate physician, providing hope for individuals battling morbid obesity brings him great satisfaction. His experience has confirmed that surgery for weight control can be effective and a turning point in the lives of his patients.


Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Residency in General Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellowship in Fellow - Art and Science of Surgery


Awards & Honors  

  • Hinkley Scolar
    Brigham Young University

  • U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship

  • Honors designation in Medicine
    University of Utah School of Medicine

  • Outstanding Teaching Resident in Surgery
    Fitzsmons Army Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • German
  • English
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