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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 52

2003 Medical Pkwy Ste 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Hospital Quality

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Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Accepting new patients?

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Anne Arundel Orthopedic Sgns
Anne Arundel Orthopedic Sgns
2003 Medical Pkwy Ste 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
Anne Arundell Orthopedic Sgns
Anne Arundell Orthopedic Sgns
4175 N Hanson Ct Ste 104
Bowie, MD 20716
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Fractures
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • 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

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Stanford University Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Cornell University Med Center
    Complete in 1995
    Hospital For Special Surgery
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard/BWH
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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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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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    33 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    32 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    33 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    33 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 30 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    33 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    33 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    33 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    33 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Anne Arundel Orthopedic Sgns
    2003 Medical Pkwy Ste 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 573-2530 (Office)
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    Anne Arundell Orthopedic Sgns
    4175 N Hanson Ct Ste 104
    Bowie, MD 20716
    1-800-331-2466 (Office)
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