Dr. Kevin L. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98133
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Dr. Smith's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
1550 N 115th St
Seattle, WA 98133

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Sports Medicine Clinic
Sports Medicine Clinic
10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98133
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • 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
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
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    • Knee Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • 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

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Academic Teacher of the Year, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, 6/00
    • Best Resident Research Presentation, McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint, Michigan, 6/94
    • Leadership Fellows Program, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inaugural Class, 3/02

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Mc Laren Reg Med Center
    Complete in 1995
    So Il University School Of Med
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of Washington Medical Center - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
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    First class all the way. Mr. Smith fixed my shoulder when other Doctors turned me away. As it turned out it was a complete success.

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    Sports Medicine Clinic
    10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206) 368-6100 (Office)
    (206) 368-6101 (Fax)
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