Hogan Lovells US LLP
John J. Smith, M.D., J.D. Partner

John Smith’s practice focuses primarily on assisting medical device companies in successfully addressing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory issues. A former associate professor at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, John has extensive regulatory experience both in representing his clients at the firm and as the founding director of the Regulatory Affairs program at the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT), a nonprofit consortium of the Harvard Medical Institutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology dedicated to medical product development. He has also served as a consultant to the Radiological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee at the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health. In addition to his legal background, John has broad medical practice experience as a board-certified, fellowship-trained musculoskeletal radiologist in both the academic and private practice settings, providing clinical care and taking part in clinical trials.