Dr. Gavin H. Smith, DPM

Dr. Gavin H. Smith, DPM

Podiatry | Male | 46 years old

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
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      3.9 based on 8 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Podiatry
      • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Smith's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Injury
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Bunion
      • Bunionette
      • Flat Foot
      • Foot and Ankle Disorders
      • Foot and Ankle Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Deformities
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Injuries
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Hammer Toe
      • Heel Pain
      • Heel Spur
      • Ingrown Toenail
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Sever's Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
      • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Ankle Fusion
      • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Flatfoot Correction
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Foot and Ankle Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Hammer Toe Repair
      • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
      • Nail Avulsion and Excision
      • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
      • Wound Care and Management

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        California College of Podiatric Medicine

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ao/asif Research Institute

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Utah

        Graduated in 1997

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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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 Podiatry
      • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Smith

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      Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

      "My philosophy of care is that the needs of the patient are the first priorities, and that any intervention, whether it be medical or surgical, should be evidence-based."