Dr Annabel Smith is a strong advocate for clinical trials and local research, ensuring her patients have access to the latest treatment options close to home. She brings a holistic, evidence-based approach to her practice and her patients benefit from her clinical research background and deep understanding of cancer care.
Dr Annabel Smith is a passionate medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Adelaide. Born on the Mid North Coast, Dr Smith completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at James Cook University with a focus on rural, remote and indigenous health. She spent her early physician years in Brisbane, Queensland before relocating to Adelaide to complete her basic physician training at Flinders Medical Centre. Dr Smith subsequently undertook specialist medical oncology training at Flinders Medical Centre, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH), Royal Adelaide Hospital and Royal Darwin Hospital.
Dr Smith maintains an active interest in clinical trials, medical education and research. Alongside her clinical work and tutoring, she regularly reviews publications for peer reviewed journals and organises formal training events for South Australian medical oncology registrars. Dr Smith also completed a local clinical trials and research fellowship at TQEH Clinical Trials Unit where she was directly involved in the care of numerous clinical trial patients. Outside of work, Dr Smith is a local surf life saver and outdoors enthusiast.