Kathleen J. Smith, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, ONC

Kathleen Smith, MSN, ANP-BC, ONC

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111


Advanced Practice Clinician

Nurse Practitioner

Key Awards

Oncology Nursing Society-Patient Education Award

Treatment Philosophy

I have worked in oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center for 25 years, starting as a nurse in the inpatient setting, then 14 years in chemotherapy infusion administration.  During that time, I have experienced many patients with fears, anxieties, questions and need for information regarding their cancer, chemotherapy and how to manage the potential side effects of treatment.

I've seen how dedicated Fox Chase Cancer Center is in provided quality care and I wanted the experience of working in an academic cancer center.  Fox Chase was the perfect fit for me.

My area of special interest is in women's health, chemotherapy, and patient education.  Fox Chase allows me to pursue my goal to support women who are facing the challenges of fighting their cancer, to provide them information and make evidenced based recommendations that will help them through their journey.

I feel honored to be a part of my patients' health care team, and to work collaboratively with the top doctors, pharmacists and Magnet-designated nurses in today's oncology.  To see firsthand the progress being made in oncology through research is amazing, and I believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of individualized, holistic, quality of care.

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • BSN, University of St. Francis, St. Joliet, IL
  • MSN, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA


  • ANCC-American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • AOCNP-Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP®)

Honors & Awards

  • ONS, Patient Education Award


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4.9 / 5.0


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  • 5.0
    July 31, 2020
    Very good experience. I had a Dexa scan prior to this visit that day and results were shared with me by Kathleen Smith.
  • 5.0
    June 17, 2020
    I cannot say anything but good comments about Kathleen Smith she is a great nurse practitioner, she is so caring to all my concerns.
  • 5.0
    March 05, 2020
    Kathleen Smith is a very caring, kind & compassionate care provider. She is very knowledgeable and helpful. [...]
  • 5.0
    February 26, 2020
    Excellent care.
  • 5.0
    February 25, 2020
    Wonderful experience so far!!
  • 5.0
    February 05, 2020
    Kathy Smith is exceptional!! She explains everything in detail and is a very caring person!
  • 5.0
    December 29, 2019
    excellent service very caring and compassionate
  • 5.0
    November 20, 2019
    Very good experience [...].
  • 5.0
    October 30, 2019
    Very good experience [...] have NO complaints!
  • 5.0
    September 10, 2019
    Kathy Smith is a very kind and compassionate provider. She is extremely knowledgeable and communicates information effectively.
  • 5.0
    August 13, 2019
    Ms. K. Smith was very professional, courteous & thoughtful of others needs.
  • 5.0
    August 06, 2019
    Dr. [...], Dr. [...], Kathleen Smith are caring, compassionate, and are totally engage in my health & wellbeing.
  • 5.0
    August 06, 2019
  • 5.0
    May 29, 2019
    Always the best concern for my healthcare and feelings.
  • 5.0
    May 27, 2019
    The care I receive from Kathy Smith and Dr. [...] is exceptional! [...]
  • 5.0
    May 19, 2019
    ALWAYS receive excellent care.
  • 5.0
    April 24, 2019
    Received excellent care AND have confidence that my provider will be there whenever I need her.

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