Dr. Richard C. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

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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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Florida Center For Orthopaedics
Florida Center for Orthopaedics
1555 Boren Dr
Ocoee, FL 34761
Florida Center For Orthopaedics
Florida Center For Orthopaedics
10131 W Colonial Dr Ste 20
Ocoee, FL 34761
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • 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
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • 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 Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
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    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • 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
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
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    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    1 Sanction

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/23/2009)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. Richard Crestwell Smith; License # MD036822E

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to report to the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine of disciplinary action taken by the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken:

      The physician has Permanently & Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.

    • State: Pennsylvania

    0 Board Actions

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

    Medical School

    Hahnemann University
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

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

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Smith

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Florida Center For Orthopaedics
    Florida Center for Orthopaedics
    1555 Boren Dr
    Ocoee, FL 34761
    (407) 292-2156 (Office)
    (407) 241-2859 (Fax)
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    Florida Center For Orthopaedics
    10131 W Colonial Dr Ste 20
    Ocoee, FL 34761
    (407) 292-2156 (Office)
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