About Renew Life Digestive Care Products
Leonard Smith, M.D.
Medical Director Renew Life Formulas
Leonard Smith is a prominent general, gastrointestinal and vascular surgeon, as well as an expert on nutrition and natural supplementation. In his role as medical director for ReNew Life Formulas, he is involved extensively in the research and formulation of new products.
For the past 25 years, Dr. Smith has studied countless holistic medical programs, including those focusing on nutrition, exercise, chelation, stress management and the relevance of mental and spiritual attitude with regard to healing. Acknowledging the effectiveness of whole organic foods and nutritional supplementation, Dr. Smith strives to stay on the cutting edge of research and keep pace with the latest advances in the field of functional nutrition.
As a surgeon, Dr. Smith has experienced firsthand the problems associated with poor digestion and the surgical procedures that are often necessary as a result. Dr. Smith believes educating others is an essential part of his role as a doctor and has always incorporated teaching the basics of healthy digestion to his patients.
In addition to maintaining a private practice in general surgery and nutritional medicine, Dr. Smith’s work with cancer patients has driven him to pursue the purest ingredients available when choosing a product for his patients. His interest in formulating innovative products that are natural, safe and effective is a direct result of his commitment to cutting-edge research in functional nutrition, as well as his own wealth of knowledge about the human body.
Dr. Smith has been a member of the teaching staff and the clinical staff at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he received both his medical degree and Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He has lectured at the university on the topics of surgery and complementary medicine.
Dr. Smith completed his general and vascular surgery residency at the University of Miami and served as a surgical instructor and co-director of the surgical intensive care unit for two years afterward. Also a retired captain in the United States Air Force Reserve, Dr. Smith resides currently in Gainesville, Florida with his wife Jane.