Dr. Carl Smith, MD

Dr. Carl Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Carl Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6485 Day St Ste 302

Riverside, CA 92507

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 67% of peers
Broken Arm
more than 8% of peers
more than 6% of peers

Dr. Smith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic

7  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Didn't bill my correct insurance and misdiagnosed a torn acl
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