HomePhysiciansTom Smith, DO

Tom Smith, DO

Philosophy of Care

From knee scopes to complex hip revisions, my years of experience uniquely prepare me to understand my patients' concerns. Counseling patients and their families on treatment options to ensure the best, least invasive treatment is my priority. My training at Mayo Clinic has put me at the forefront of innovative techniques, I focus on minimally invasive surgical options so you can return to normal activity as quickly as possible.



Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 330 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Joint Replacement
    • General Orthopaedics
    • Sports Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 11


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Hip and knee surgery, sports medicine and joint replacement, including minimally invasive surgery, direct anterior approach hip replacements and computer-assisted surgery.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Sports,physical fitness and spending time with my family.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduation Date 07/2002
    Degree Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Ohio University

    RESIDENCY
    School Michigan State University
    Title Orthopaedic Surgery- Chief Resident (2008)

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Mayo Clinic
    Specialty Hip and Knee Reconstruction

  • Procedures

    Joint Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacements
  • Memberships

    • AAOS
    • AOAO
    • AMA
    • AOA
    • IOMS
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 330 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    325 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    326 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    326 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    325 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    327 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    327 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    323 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    326 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    326 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.3
    318 ratings


    Comments (28)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.9
    Apr 16, 2019
    I have already recommended Dr. Smith to at least four or five different people who complain about their knees.  
    4.9
    Apr 14, 2019
    Dr Smith spent a lot of time discussing my treatment, I would definitely recommend him to others!! Great surgeon!  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    Dr Smith is now my sisters doctor he's so good!!  
    5.0
    Mar 15, 2019
    *Dr. Smith was very knowledgeable & personable & I was lucky to see him.  
    5.0
    Mar 01, 2019
    I went to Dr. Smith based on a recommendation of a colleague and was very happy with him and the experience.  
    5.0
    Feb 25, 2019
    all was great so far!  
    4.7
    Feb 24, 2019
    I have already recommended Dr. Smith to several people.  
    5.0
    Feb 20, 2019
    Exceptional amount of time spent with me during the appointment.  
    5.0
    Feb 17, 2019
    very appreciative and confident with Dr Smith and his staff!  
    4.8
    Feb 06, 2019
    Dr. Smith is excellent!  
    5.0
    Jan 28, 2019
    I have been telling everyone how everybody are so helpful and sweet..please treat them all good too.because that helps them also..we all need to be appreciated..thank u all  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    Dr. Smith always spends plenty of time with me. I never feel like he's rushing the appointment to get to the next one. He explains things well and answers all my questions.  
    4.8
    Dec 23, 2018
    Dr Smith is a wonderful ortho guy. he listens well to me, and gives good feedback and care. Grateful he is a part of my care team.  
    4.9
    Dec 05, 2018
    I asked for recommendation for hand/ wrist ortho for my husband, which he provided, and I followed up on.  
    5.0
    Sep 26, 2018
    Excellent people skills, explains thoroughly and in layman terms. Answers all questions thoroughly and also uses diagrams to make what he explains clearer.  
    4.8
    Sep 15, 2018
    Visited Dr. Smith for second opinion on my mothers revision knee replacement. Doctor spoke with genuine concern, shared image results from scans, explained where there might be an issue and gave a reasonable assessment and See more  
    4.3
    Aug 31, 2018
    I felt like my problem was not completely resolved.   
    4.9
    Aug 29, 2018
    My hip replacement surgery went very well and my recovery to date has been excellent.  
    4.9
    Aug 21, 2018
    This was my first time seeing Dr. Smith. He couldn't have been more thorough, professional, and understanding. I was very pleased with his work during this appointment.  
    4.9
    Aug 21, 2018
    Dr. T Smith is the ONLY Doc I would seek medical care for my knee issues.  
    4.9
    Jul 29, 2018
    I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Smith. He is always very professional and never makes you feel rushed. He takes all the time you need with him to answer questions etc. as well See more  
    4.9
    Jul 24, 2018
    Dr. Smith has an excellent "beside" manor. He listens, reviews the test findings and covers the procedure. Even discusses the likelihood of success ratio. He appears trustworthy and extreme knowledgeable. Great communication skills.  
    4.9
    Jul 17, 2018
    I am very confident in this provider's care of me. In addition, he is very patient friendly and gave me excellent suggestions re my hip problem. His treatment for another problem with my knees last See more  
    5.0
    Jul 05, 2018
    Good provider. Definitely did recommend this care provider to another person.  
    4.8
    Jul 04, 2018
    Exceeded my expectations. Dr. Smith was caring, listened well, took his time, explained well and did not make me feel rushed. That's a big one for me as I can't think of what I want See more  
    4.1
    Jun 05, 2018
    I felt the experience was rushed.  
    5.0
    May 30, 2018
    I like that the doctor didn't have one foot out the door !!!!!!r  
    5.0
    May 17, 2018
    Excellent experience.  
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