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Dr. Ronald Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 77

Dr. Smith

Balance Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Care

2840 Long Beach Blvd Ste 440 Long Beach, CA 90806

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Dr. Ronald Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.


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Biography

Dr. Ronald Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Harbor-Ucla Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Harbor-Ucla Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1976
University Cincinnati
Fellowship Hospital
1967
University Of California At San Francisco
Medical School
1976
1967

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(562) 424-9444

Dr. Smith accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
WholeCare Network HMO
HealthSmart
Humana
National Elevator
Providence Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Stress Fracture of Foot
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Dr. Smith treats Stress Fracture of Foot more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Heel Spur
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Heel Spur more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Ankle Sprains and Strains
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate