Dr. Smothers grew up in Casper, Wyoming and graduated from Kelly Walsh High School. He attended Anderson University in Indiana and graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a B.S. degree in Biology in 1990. He then attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and graduated in 1996. Dr. Smothers completed his General Surgery Residency in 2001 at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Smothers states that he is very grateful for his wife, two daughters, wonderful extended family members and church home. He loves being back in Wyoming to practice general surgery and to enjoy the wonderful recreational life that Wyoming offers. Dr. Smothers is board certified in General Surgery and has been practicing in Casper since 2001.