Dr. Smolen has been practicing podiatric medicine in Muskegon since 1998. Dr. Smolen graduated from Grand Valley State University in 1993 with a degree in Biomedical Sciences, emphasis on pre-medicine. She then attended Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1997. She completed her podiatric surgical residency at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago in 1998. Dr. Smolen joined Shoreline Foot & Ankle Associates in October 2004.
Dr. Smolen is a member of the Western Division of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Smolen is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Smolen has a special interest in diabetes-related foot complications and is on staff at Mercy Health Partners Sherman Campus and Hackley Campus, and Lakeshore Hospital.