Dr. David Smith, MD

Dr. David Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. David Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5540 W 111th St

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 423-8440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.

Education

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Minn Hospital Clins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Has anyone had any luck getting records from them???? I called twice a day for three weeks, faxed a request and sent one UPS. Finally to receive an email referring me to the Illinois Secretary of State website , I spoke with records at Ingalls who said to Try the Illinois states attorney....more
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I've been a patient of Dr Smith's for a few years. I believe he's a great, knowledgeable,excellent, kind doctor. I was scheduled to have my shoulder scoped this coming Tuesday and I received a call from Ingalls hospital today (Thursday) informing me that I wouldn't be having surgery since Dr Smith...more
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Great surgeon, did a repair on my rotator cuff,,I’m at 6 month’s post-op, and he suddenly disappears, without explanation cancel our appointments and recommends me to other doctors. Can’t retrieve any records , no answer when I try to call. Expected a lot better treatment from this doctor.
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I have had a great experience with this doctor. He repaired my torn rotator cuff and though I am a long way from recovery, im progressing very well with therapy. He is very knowledgeable and I definitely recommend him to anyone who needs a good orthopedic doctor.
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Dr. Smith is extremely knowledgeable, experienced and up to date with technology and innovation. He is generally concerned for his patients and has a great (bed side manner). His office is appropriately staffed to accommodate his large patient load in a timely manner. What matters most is that...more
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