Dr. Schmalzried's Specialty
What Is a Specialty or Area of Special Expertise?
Dr. Schmalzried's License & Board Certification
Why is Board Certification Important?
A doctor who is board certified has taken an important step beyond getting a required state medical license to practice. Some doctors choose not to apply for board certification. A doctor who is not board certified may be an excellent doctor who is fully licensed to practice medicine in his or her state.
If you are considering a doctor who is not board certified, consider asking the doctor why he or she is not certified. This information might provide you important background information to help you decide whether or not to see that doctor.
Common Procedures Performed by Orthopedic Surgeons
Common Conditions Treated by Orthopedic Surgeons
- Back Pain
Dr. Schmalzried's Education & Training
What Is a Residency?Residency is a medical training program that a doctor completes to gain expertise in a specialty. To receive the best healthcare for your needs, consider choosing a doctor who has completed a residency and therefore specializes in the area of your particular medical condition. A specialist will concentrate on your specific needs and will be familiar with the best treatment methods. Read More
Dr. Schmalzried's Background Check
Dr. Schmalzried's Awards & Recognitions
Dr. Schmalzried's Languages Spoken