Dr. Smallwood graduated from Flinders University in 1995. He then trained in Darwin, Central Coast NSW, and South Gippsland in Victoria. He moved to Launceston in 2007 with his family and started training as an anaesthetist . When he is not at Tremaur Medical Centre he works as a GP anesthetist and with the Ambulance Tasmania Aeromedical Retrieval Service.

His special interest as a GP includes minor procedures, emergency medicine and complex health issues. Outside of work Michael enjoys spending time fishing, diving, bushwalking, and travelling.
Michael works at Tremaur Medical Centre on Tuesdays and is currently taking on new patients.