Michael Smrtka, MD, is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine physician and surgeon at Northwest Perinatal Center in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Smrtka grew up in Detroit, Michigan with his three sisters. He attended Fordham University in The Bronx borough of New York City where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He received his medical degree from Duke University in North Carolina and went on to complete his OB/GYN residency and maternal-fetal medicine fellowship there, as well. During his time at Duke, Dr. Smrtka served as Administrative Chief Resident and was honored with a number of other awards.
Dr. Smrtka enjoys the interactions he has with patients and their families and the privilege of helping them work toward good, healthy outcomes for one of the most important experiences of their lives. He is fascinated by the vast changes of pregnancy and enjoys taking care of all high-risk pregnancies. His particular clinical interests include bleeding and clotting disorders, obesity and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Smrtka is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Smrtka likes to cook, run and travel. He and his wife are excited to be in the Pacific Northwest and look forward to all that it has to offer.
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Hospital, 2013
OB/GYN, Duke University Hospital, 2010
OB/GYN, Duke University Hospital, 2007
Doctor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2006
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Fordham University, 2002
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Oregon Medical Association
Anemia in Pregnancy, Perinatal Progress, April, 2016
Oligohydramnios: Measurement & Management, Perinatal Pregress, June, 2014