Dr. Kevin L. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 55

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

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
1550 North 115th Street
Seattle, WA 98133

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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
Sports Medicine Clinic
Sports Medicine Clinic
10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98133
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Franciscan Physician Network-Coolspring Health Center
1225 E Coolspring Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • 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
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    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigger Finger
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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

    Media & Publications

    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges:

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    • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 11 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Smith accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    Sports Medicine Clinic
    10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 300
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206) 368-6100 (Office)
    B
    Healthpartners Medical Group
    Franciscan Physician Network-Coolspring Health Center
    1225 E Coolspring Ave
    Michigan City, IN 46360
    (219) 879-6531 (Office)
    C
    The Bone & Joint Center of Seattle
    301 University Boulevard
    Galveston, TX 77555
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