Dr. Daniel Smith, MD

Dr. Daniel Smith, MD

Emergency Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Daniel Smith, MD is an emergency medicine specialist in Avondale, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from USUHS F E HEBERT SCH OF MED in 1995 and specializes in emergency medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

3400 N Dysart Rd Ste H131

Avondale, AZ 85392

Contact Information

(623) 535-9777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriPlan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • PacifiCare Health Systems
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  • Specializes in Emergency Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Daniel T. Smith joined Active life in September 2015 after his 24 year career in the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Colonel, and service as Deputy Group Commander of the 56th Medical Group, Luke Air Force Base, AZ. He also served as a Squadron Commander, Chief of Aerospace Medicine, Public Health Emergency Officer and as team lead for Critical Care Air Transport with deployments to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kandajar, Afghanistan, and United Arab Emirates. He has many years experience as a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and certified Acupuncturist. He received his commission to the Air Force upon entering the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Medical School in 1991 and graduated with a doctor of medicine in 1995. After service as Flight Surgeon, he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency in 2001 at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio and later attended the HMI Medical Acupuncture for Physicians SMART course in 2009. He has extensive experience with acupuncture in a deployed setting as well as in the clinic. He is excited to join the Active Life team and brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and compassion and success to the fight against chronic pain. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful family including his wife, Anne and 7 children. He is involved in nutrition and exercise, and serves actively in the community and in his church. "
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6  Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Aerospace Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
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25  Procedures

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Smith is an absolutely amazing doctor. He has the best bedside manor. Takes time to listen to you, offers you advice and he has never steered me wrong. I’ve been with him for about 3 years for my fibromyalgia. Love him! -Mandy
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Dr. Smith is very knowledgeable, patient, and kind. He listens to his patients and takes time to try and get to the root of the problem. I highly recommend him.
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Friendly, attentive, personable.
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i really like the way the Drs. take their time with me. By asking me questions on my pain level, how often I need my meds,etc etc. this makes me feel that they truly care about me an my health.
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Dr. Smith is absolutely the best doctor I've ever seen. He demonstrates a tremendous amount of wisdom, patience and the desire to do what's best for me each and every time I've seen him. I asked Dr. Smith to administer a trigger point injection to my occipital nerve to help me with severe...Read More
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