Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Massachusetts General Hospital of the Harvard Medical School, Arthritis Surgery and Joint Replacement
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Smith completed a fellowship in Arthritis Surgery and Joint Replacement in Boston at the Massachusetts General Hospital of the Harvard Medical School. Prior to this, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His primary expertise is in the field of joint replacement and arthritis surgery while other areas of interest are shoulder surgery, minimally invasive surgery and partial joint replacement.
Throughout his professional years, Dr. Smith has continually been involved in research and has presented and published his studies at national and international forums. He continues to be involved in research and hip implant design studies. He is the author of a chapter in a book on hip replacement and serves on several faculty panels in courses on joint replacement. He prides himself in conservative surgical principles and minimally invasive techniques.
Dr. Smith has been in practice over 12 years, performing over 4000 hip, knee and shoulder replacements. He continues to be one of the busiest, most experienced joint replacement surgeons in the southern United States.