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Dr. Smith's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty interest and training in pelvic and lower extremity reconstruction, revision and primary hip arthroplasty, as well as management of complex orthopedic trauma, non-unions, and infections of both children and adults. He is an educator, researcher, and clinical associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Arizona. He has been in practice since 2009, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow of the American Orthopedic Association, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and an instructor for AO North America. He graduated with Honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2003, and has completed fellowship training in orthopedic trauma, as well as visiting fellowships in Germany and Japan. Dr. Smith's current research focus includes application of novel 3-D printed bone scaffolds and use of stem cells for treatment of large bone defects. He will be travelling to Honduras in January of 2018 on a service mission treating people without access to health care. Dr. Smith takes pride in treating his patients as he would himself or his family."
This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith practices with a "golden rule" approach. He works to provide the care he would want for himself or his family to his patients."
Orthopedic Hip Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Arthritis of the Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Fractured Lower Leg
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Pediatric Ankle Fractures
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement, Cemented
Hip Replacement, Cementless
Image-Guided Hip Replacement
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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University Of Oregon
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2003
Computer Assisted Navigation, Department Of Trauma and Reconstruction, University Clinic, Ulm, Germany
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
Orthopaedic Trauma, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, Nc
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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