Medical Team

Robina M. Smith, MD

Medical Director of Oncology

Dr. Smith joined the Ambry Genetics team as Medical Director of Oncology in November 2015. She is a leading expert in the field of breast oncology; she specialized in the care of patients with malignant and benign breast diseases, including high-risk screening, before joining Ambry. Dr. Smith trained at MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA; New York Methodist Hospital (general surgery residency) in Brooklyn, NY; USC/Keck School of Medicine (breast surgery fellowship) in Los Angeles, CA. Most recently, Dr. Smith worked as a breast surgeon in Orange County, as well as the physician liaison to the Commission On Cancer (COC) for the American College of Surgeons. She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and has served on a number of advisory committees and boards that collaborate with many societies to reduce the burden of cancer nationally and worldwide. Dr. Smith is a sought-after speaker on the topic of breast cancer. Beyond medicine, she is a trained medical illustrator, computer graphic artist, and a published poet. You can learn more about Dr. Smith on her personal website,