Woodson Smelser, MD

Woodson Smelser, MD

Surgical Oncologist, Urologist

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our bladder, kidney, prostate and testicular cancer specialist teams, Dr. Smelser cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery.

Research Interest

Translational and clinical trials in bladder and upper tract urothelial cancer; multi-disciplinary therapy; perioperative optimization of surgical oncology patients.


  • 2015: MD, University of Missouri, Columbia


  • 2015 - 2016: Resident, general surgery, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • 2016 - 2020: Resident, urology, University of Kansas, Kansas City
  • 2020 - 2022: Instructor and fellow, urologic oncology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

Selected Research Publications

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • West St. Louis County

    Medical Office Building 2, 10 Barnes West Drive
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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