Dr. Eric Smith, MD

Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Eric Smith, MD
Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement and complex revision procedures. He has published numerous articles and chapters and has presented at national/international meetings. He also serves as an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

600 Evergreen Dr Fl 2

Glen Mills, PA 19342

Contact Information

(267) 339-3500

Dr. Eric Smith, MD

Dr. Eric Smith, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis


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  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
based on 90 total reviews (34 with comments)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (34)
Philadelphia, PA |
Best hospital experience I have ever had. Already highly recommending the total experience. A+
Philadelphia, PA |
I am very grateful to Dr. Eric Smith for being willing to perform a much-needed hip replacement for me even though I was referred to him as a higher than average risk patient. Dr. Smith was straight with me about possible risks but exuded a calm confidence that he could help me. I am thrilled to have now realized my goal of much less pain (none in my hips!) and much greater mobility due to my successful hip surgery.
Philadelphia, PA |
Wow...about sums it up nicely!
Wilmington, DE |
I consulted with Dr Smith for my knee. Unkind, uncaring, didn't listen, arrogant, the man actually said I should be grateful I don't have cancer instead of simply needing a TKR. He actually said I should be glad I'm not 18 years old and facing the same problem (my advanced age is 55), because THEN it would be sad. He might be an excellent surgeon...but not on MY knee. Taking my business elsewhere.
Dear Patient, We apologize for your experience and would love to speak with you directly to gather more detail. If interested, please contact us at 267-339-3689. Sincerely, Rothman Institute
Philadelphia, PA |
Love Rothman and all the people who attend to me! Great staff! Great Doctor!
Philadelphia, PA |
Dr. Smith is the best. I trust his opinion.
Philadelphia, PA |
Awesome bedside manner
Philadelphia, PA |
Hip surgery went excellent! Dr. Smith is an outstanding surgeon. I am very pleased with the outcome.
Philadelphia, PA |
excellent care!
in Ocean City, NJ |
I could not be more dissatisfied with the outcome of my hip replacement. My leg is over 1/2 inch longer than it was and I have been suffering the consequences ever since.
Dear Mr. Mcilfatrick, We would love to talk with you directly to discuss your concerns, however, the phone number we have for you on file has been disconnected. Please contact us at 267-339-3689. We appreciate your time in reaching out to us. Sincerely, Rothman Institute
in Pottstown, PA |
Dr. Eric Smith was thankfully recommended to me by a coworker and friend. Everything they said about him was true. He is professional, knowledgeable, patient, kind, forthcoming and approachable. I was very nervous about getting double knee replacement surgery but Dr. Smith changed all that and I am so grateful he did my surgery. My experience has been outstanding!
in Schwenksville, PA |
Had a TKR a month ago. Smith has terrible interpersonal skills he's unempathetic, rude, & downright mean. He does not treat patients as individuals. If you are worried about post procedure pain management I highly suggest not going to Dr. Smith.
Dear Patient, Please contact us directly to discuss your concerns. We apologize for your experience and would love to talk with you further. If interested, please call us directly at 267-339-3689. Sincerely, Rothman Institute
I suggest not going to him if you are concerned about post op compassion & care. My experience has been get you in, get you out & once your out you are on your own. He will not work with you or listen to your concerns without condescending you. I wish I went with another surgeon.
Dear Patient, We would love to speak with you to discuss your experience further. Our goal is to exceed patient expectations, and we are truly sorry that we failed to do so with you. If interested, please contact us directly at 267-339-3689. Sincerely, Rothman Institute
in perkasie, pa |
excellent experience...this was my 2nd hip replacement with Dr Smith within a year and both went extremely well. He is the best!
in Pottstown, PA |
Had double knee replacement Oct 12,2016. I can't say enough about dr. Smith. He explained everything in detail and what to expect prior to surgery. Everything went exactly as he said. I would give 10 stars if possible. Highly recommend.
in reading, pa |
I'm sharing my experience because I've had very positive results with my knee replacement. Dr. Smith, his staff and the Limerick facility provided excellent care for me. Dr. Smith always has time to listen and answer your questions with thoughtful explanations.
in Media pa |
Dr. Smith performed a hip replacement six months ago. I was really nervous, but Dr. Smith assured me everything would be fine. He was right. Everything went well and I am back to normal. He is a fantastic surgeon. His bedside manner is only exceeded by his skill.
Springfield, PA |
The best ever !!
in Parkesburg, PA |
He is very nice and courteous explains everything well so good that my wife has gone to him for a hip replacement.
in Wilkes Barre. Pa |
After suffering for 7 yrs. with a bad knee I finally decided have it replaced. I only wish I had done it sooner. I had it done in May 2016 by Dr. Smith. I cannot say enough about Dr. Smith, his staff and the surgical hospital. The professionalism and attention I received was second to none. My end result was amazing and I am now pain free. Thank you Dr. Smith .
in Royersford, PA |
Dr. Smith was kind and caring. He did not rush me and explained my surgery and what to expect. His greatest objective seemed to be reliving my pain and getting me back to functioning normally. He made it very clear that I was to call if there were any problems or questions. His manner made the fear of surgery so much less. I could not have had a better doctor.
in Upper Chichester PA |
Dr Smith performed a total hip replacement of my right hip in June 2016. From the first appointment in May at the Rothman Institute, through the surgery to the follow up in August, Dr Smith was outstanding in all facets of the procedure. I highly recommend him to anyone with hip or knee problems that could lead to treatment or replacement.
in Audubon, PA |
Explains exactly the options and the procedures.
in Boyertown, PA |
I chose Dr. Smith for my hip replacement. I really like him. He is very friendly, knowledgeable, and explained everything in a way that was easy to understand. I went through the surgery without any problems, and am doing very well. It has been 9 weeks, and I am feeling great and am back to swimming, walking, biking, etc. I liked that there was no physical therapy besides just walking. I also liked the Physicians Care Surgical Hospital. It was an good experience, and I'm glad I did it!
in ardmore, pa |
in Hatfield, PA |
i was referred to Dr. Smith by a co-worker, for revision of my left hip. After the initial visit I immediately sceduled the surgery , and was not dissapionted with the result. The left hip is back to 100 %, and have just recently had my right hip revised as well, and again, am very happy with the result. The incision healed in an amazingly short ammount of time, and I am sure the hip will be back to normal in a few weeks. I would highly recommend Dr. Smith to anyone.
in Glenolden Pa |
He has been wonderful. I truly believe he cares about his patients and there well being
in Barto, PA |
the expertise and service I received from Dr. smith and his staff was so exceptional I wrote a letter to the CEO Mike West to personally name the staff for there outstanding service. I have already recommended Dr. Smith and the Rothman Institute to my friends
in fogelsville pa |
My knee feels awesome. Great bedside manner. Answers questions and takes the time to explain
in Plymouth Meeting, PA |
Dr Smith is just what I needed. Easy to talk to,and yet no nonsense. My Bi-lateral knee replacement went off without a hitch, and 6 months out I am so happy with my new knees!
in Springfield, PA |
Dr. Smith is a very competent and thorough surgeon. Dr. Smith takes the time to thoroughly inform his patients what they should expect through all of the surgical phases. Dr. Smith has a great personality and is very comforting and reassuring in the presence of his patients. In my opinion....it does not get better than Dr. Smith.
in ridley park pa |
in Media, PA |
Perfect from beginning to end
in Sasamansvile. PA |
It was amazing. Before the surgerny I could barely walk and after it I feel like s new person. Dr. Smith did a great job. Three months later and I'm almost as good as new.
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