Dr. Donald B. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 58

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Smith Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Smith Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Upmc Northwest
100 Fairfield Drive
Seneca, PA 16346

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UPMC Orthopedic/Sports Medicine
UPMC Orthopedic/Sports Medicine
44 Circle St
Franklin, PA 16323
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1992
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of South Alabama / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Med College Of Virginia Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Upmc Northwest

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Smith accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    UPMC Orthopedic/Sports Medicine
    44 Circle St
    Franklin, PA 16323
    (814) 437-2191 (Office)
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