Meet the Staff


Matthew G. Smith, MD PA

Dr Matthew G. Smith MD

Dr Matthew G. Smith MD

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Smith is proud to call St. Pete his home for more than 10 years now. The sun, the water… it is like being on vacation here. He graduated from Saint Ignatius High School and then earned a B.S. in biology with a concentration in psychology from John Carroll University where he graduated early.

He enrolled in The Ohio State University College of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine and performed his medical clerkships at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

After graduating medical school, he relocated to Saint Petersburg to complete his residency at Bayfront Medical Center.

Dr. Smith has been in private practice for more than 10 years and is affiliated with Palms of Pasadena Hospital where he visits patients daily.

Jennifer Freedman, ARNP

Jennifer Freedman

Jennifer Freedman, ARNP

Jennifer Freedman earned a B.S.N from Florida State University. She was valedictorian of her class, graduating with a Masters of Skilled Nursing with a concentraion in family practice from the University of Tampa. She was presented with the Academic Award of Excellence from the President of the University of Tampa and the Dean of Nursing. She is a nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Formerly a nurse at Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Ms. Freedman worked in the pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric cardiac surgical unit, and neonatal intensive care unit. She was also a team leader and performed quality assurance services and computer education while employed in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Shriner’s Hospital For Children.


Matthew G. Smith, MDPA
Jennifer Freedman, ARNP
Bonnie, Front Desk
Katherine, Billing
Dina, Office Manager, Case Manager and Referral Coordinator for Medicare Advantage Plans
Carissa, Medical Assistant, Referral Coordinator for Commercial Insurance Plans
Bianca, Medical Assistant
Vadon, Medical Assistant