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

4.8
Based on 348 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 & Knee Reconstruction

  • Procedures

    Joint Replacement
    • Total Joint Replacements
  • Memberships

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

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 348 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.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    343 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    344 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    346 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    341 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    339 ratings


    Comments (47)

    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.


    5.0
    Dec 24, 2019
    Dr. Smith is a professional. he is knowledgeable , through and explain the procedure in an excellent manner. I have wonderful results from hip replacement that he performed. He was so supportive through the entire process. See more  
    5.0
    Dec 16, 2019
    Dr. Smith knocked it out if the park  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2019
    I really appreciate that Dr. Smith takes all the time I need to discuss my recovery and to answer all of my questions. I never feel rushed.  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2019
    Awesome highly recommend this physician  
    5.0
    Dec 08, 2019
    Totally professional experience. Would not hesitate to recommend this provider (have done so).  
    5.0
    Nov 20, 2019
    dr Smith is an amazing and caring doctor  
    4.3
    Nov 14, 2019
    Dr Smith is a great doctor really cares about his patients would highly recommend him which I have done  
    5.0
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dr. Smith did both my knee replacement surgery. He did an excellent job. He explained everything to me and answered all my questions. I recently saw him as a follow up for my left knee.  
    5.0
    Oct 21, 2019
    My experience with Dr. Smith and his staff has be exceptional.  
    5.0
    Oct 21, 2019
    I have already made recommendations to friends concerning Dr. Smith's ability and knowledge of his surgical procedures.  
    5.0
    Oct 01, 2019
    Dr. Smith was excellent - explaining the diagnosis, the short term intervention and the long term plan.  
    4.5
    Sep 24, 2019
    I like the dr and have recommended him .he gives you enough time and explains things well  
    5.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    I think Dr Tom Smith is one of the best ortho guys around. His new methods are fantastic I was up walking around the hospital in 5hrs.  
    5.0
    Aug 30, 2019
    Dr. Smith is terrific. Personable, spent a lot of time explaining the procedure and results. Highly recommend him.  
    5.0
    Aug 26, 2019
    Doctor Smith is exceptional when it come to foresight.....by what he does see....he can tell you what to expect & what to do in that case!!  
    5.0
    Aug 25, 2019
    I already recommended him to another family member  
    4.8
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr. Smith is a great Dr. Answers all my questions. Does not act like your wasting his time and has a great bed side manner.  
    4.5
    Aug 20, 2019
    Best surgical care and following we have experienced in the area. He always takes time to answer every question we have. Could not recommend him more highly.  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr. Smith was awesome!  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    This was my first visit with Dr Smith. very favorable  
    4.5
    Aug 06, 2019
    Dr. Smith took the time to explain to me my prognosis for complete recovery, as well as what activities I should and should not do.  
    5.0
    Jul 28, 2019
    he showed me x-rays and explained exactly what was wrong and also showed me what could be done to correct the problem  
    4.8
    Jul 24, 2019
    I had many questions and took up quite a bit of his time but the Doctor was very good at answering all of them I appreciate that he took the time to answer all of See more  
    4.8
    Jul 17, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is exceptional polite!  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    absolutely love dr Smith!! he's an amazing doctor, very knowledgable And great bedside manor but yet a humble nice guy!  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    I was very satisfied with my first time seeing Dr. Smith I would definitely recommend him to friends  
    4.3
    Jul 02, 2019
    Dr. Smith was very helpful  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    *Dr. Smith spared me needless surgery which could not have solved my problem - yeah!   
    5.0
    Jun 19, 2019
    good staff  
    5.0
    Jun 17, 2019
    Everything was just fine.  
    4.3
    Jun 11, 2019
    good experience Dr. Smith was open and informative  
    5.0
    Jun 06, 2019
    dr smit5h is just the best!  
    5.0
    Jun 04, 2019
    Dr. Smith was very thorough in explaining everything. He took time to make sure I understood options and that I was comfortable with health care decisions.  
    5.0
    May 20, 2019
    The provider showed very much concern and explained everything.  
    5.0
    May 14, 2019
    I have recommended Dr. Smith to many others with knee issues because he is excellent. He may spend more time with his patients than you would like, but he alleviates any anxiety by addressing concerns See more  
    5.0
    May 09, 2019
    Nothing bad, *Dr. Smith is an excellent doctor. He cares and explain every detailed of your questions.  
    5.0
    May 02, 2019
    have been to this doctor a few times already, and have always been satisfied  
    5.0
    May 01, 2019
    Dr. Smith was an amazing provider and made mom feel super comfortable b4, during & after surgery.   
    4.8
    Apr 16, 2019
    I have already recommended Dr. Smith to at least four or five different people who complain about their knees.  
    4.8
    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!  
    4.8
    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!  
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