Dr. David Smith, MD

Dr. David Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. David Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

9900 Genesee Ave Ste C

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 453-8060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 54% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
normal
more than 53% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
normal
more than 51% 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*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Hand Conditions
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders

2  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Stanford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Stanford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

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

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Insensitive, rude, condescending, arrogant.
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