Dr. Harvey Smires, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Harvey Smires, MD
Dr. Harvey Smires, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Plainsboro, NJ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Smires is affiliated with University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.

5 Plainsboro Rd Ste 100

Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Contact Information

(609) 750-1600

Dr. Harvey Smires, MD

Dr. Harvey Smires, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Consumer Health Network
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Knee Disorders
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Osteoarthritis
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more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smires "Welcome to the practice of Dr. Harvey E. Smires, specializing in general orthopedics and sports medicine. What sets our practice apart from others is our professionalism and the highly personal approach we take in caring for our patients. We pride ourselves in the individual care we provide for our clients. Our goal is to return you to an active, healthy quality of life. We are on the site of the new UMCPP Medical Center, in facilities designed by us for maximum patient comfort, efficiency, and comprehensive care."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • 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
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Harvard Club of Long Island Scholarship Award, 1975
  • The American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award with Special Commendation for Self Directed Learning, 1995-2001
  • Harvard College, Advanced Sophomore Standing, 1975
  • B.A. Biochemical Sciences, Magna cum laude, 1979
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smires' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smires to family and friends
3.8
based on 19 total reviews
Dr. Smires' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Smires accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Elect Choice EPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    USAccess
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth POS
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice POS
    Federal Employee Program
    State Employees Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
  • Consumer Health Network
    Consumer Health Network PPO
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Keystone Health Plan East HMO
    Keystone Health Plan East POS
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Smires has admitting privileges

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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