Please welcome our newest dermatologists, Dr. Cory Pettit and Dr. Dan Flood, who joined COSC this year!



Richard Smialek, DO

Dr. Smialek is certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. He has been practicing since 1981, in Columbus since 1985, and with Central Ohio Skin and Cancer since 2010.

As a sub-specialist in laser surgery and technology for over twenty years, Dr. Smialek oversees our laser services division, providing the full spectrum of cosmetic skin laser procedures.

His memberships include the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery and the American Osteopathic Association, and he is a past president and current fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

His medical career began after earning his undergraduate pre-medical degree from Villanova University, and his Osteopathic medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed a general surgery residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford, New Jersey, a hand surgery fellowship at Jefferson University in Philadelphia and his plastic surgery fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. In his chief resident year, he won Beaumont’s prestigious resident research award for his work in cleft lip and palate surgery.