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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 52

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD 0165
Galveston, TX 77555
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Dr. Smith:

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Smith Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Conditions Dr. Smith Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University Texas Medical Brnch ORS
University Texas Medical Brnch ORS
301 UNIVERSITY BLVD 0165
Galveston, TX 77555
UNIVERSITY TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
UNIVERSITY TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
400 Harborside Dr
Galveston, TX 77550
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
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    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
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    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Hughston Sports Med Fndn
    University Health Center Of Pittsburgh

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hughston Sports Med Fdtn
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Smith

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    10 responses

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    Office Locations

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    University Texas Medical Brnch ORS
    301 UNIVERSITY BLVD 0165
    Galveston, TX 77555
    (409) 747-5700 (Office)
    B
    UNIVERSITY TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
    400 Harborside Dr
    Galveston, TX 77550
    (832) 505-1200 (Office)
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    UNIVERSITY TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
    3023 Marina Bay Dr Ste 101
    League City, TX 77573
    (281) 334-0620 (Office)
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