University of Florida Gainsville, FL in Doctor of Medicine, 1981
University of Utah Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT in Orthopedic Surgery, 1982 - 1986
Scottish Rite Childrens Medical Center Atlanta, GA in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, 1986 - 1987
AM BD ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY re-verification 12/31/2029
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society
Dr. Smith is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, practicing at Primary Children's Medical Center and the University of Utah. His current practice is focused on the treatment of spine deformities in children and adolescents.
Dr. Smith received his M.D. at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed his residency at the University of Utah and did a fellowship in pediatric Orthopaedics and spinal deformities at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta. He is the Director of the Pediatric Scoliosis Clinic. His research interests focus on pediatric spine disorders, fractures, and cost-effective care.
Dr. Smith is currently serving as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Primary Children's Medical Center. He has been involved in the development of the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR), and its use in children with neuromuscular scoliosis. Dr. Smith also serves as a consultant for the State of Utah through the Children with Special Healthcare Needs, traveling to rural areas such as St. George, Price, and Richfield treating children.
Intermountain Hospital Affiliations
This provider has medical privileges to admit patients and practice at these Intermountain hospitals.
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.