Dr. Richard Smith, MD

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Dr. Richard Smith, MD

Dr. Richard Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Ocoee, FL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
4.3
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Smith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Winter garden,FL |
Great Doctor and great person. His kindness and knowledge make him your first option if needed.
in Orange Park, FL |
Dr. SMITH is nothing but a well paid work comp Dr. that cares nothing at all about the patient only about the all mighty dollar, and yes, he gets paid well for saying whatever work comp wants him to say. I saw the man for about 10 minutes yet he says I'm okay to go back to work full time, even though a neurosurgeon Dr. Supplier said just a few months earlier that I could not and that surgery on my herniated discs would not help me as it is not a cure all.
in Eustis, FL |
I went for the first time today as a second opinion for work comp. He was okay, but he did not offer any treatments or recommendations to help me. They took a bunch of xrays and I did not get to see any of them or go over what he saw. He asked a few questions about my work related injury and I guess I'll come back on here to finish this review after getting a copy of his opinion.
in Apopka, FL |
Amazing bedside manner. Very compassionate and did a great job on my hand surgery. His staff in the back is also very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
in Orlando, FL |
Excellent Doctor
in Ocoee, FL |
I've had several surgeries due to two accidents. He have given me excellent care and ensure that I understand what's going on with my health care.
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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Smith has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (12/3/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $240,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Smith has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (6/23/2009)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. Richard Crestwell Smith; License # MD036822E

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to report to the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine of disciplinary action taken by the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken:

      The physician has Permanently & Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.

    • State: Pennsylvania
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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • 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
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Hahnemann University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Pa and Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate