Dr. Richard C. Smith is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who has performed spine and joint surgeries for the past 27 years. He has special expertise in treating spinal deformities, osteoarthritis and fractures and utilizes several kinds of methods including injection, stimulation, replacements, surgery and minimally invasive techniques. Some of his specific treatments are spinal stimulation, carpal tunnel release and hip fracture and dislocation treatment. Beyond treating his patients, Dr. Smith is dedicated to his studies to improve spinal surgery outcomes.
Dr. Smith is a Hahnemann University Medical School graduate and completed his orthopedic training in Philadelphia at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He is currently affiliated with several hospitals including Florida Hospital, Arnold Palmer Medical Center, Florida Hospital Apopka and Florida Center for Orthopaedics. Additionally, he is a fellow of many organizations including the Association for Medical Ethics, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
ACL Injuries All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures Ankle Arthroscopy Ankle Replacement Arm Surgery Carpal Tunnel Release Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound Infection or Burn Elbow Arthroscopy Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Epidural Block Facet Blocks Excision of Scapula Clavicle Rib or Sternum 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 Fracture Care Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment Closed Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment Open Hip Arthroscopy Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment Closed Hip Replacement Hip Replacement Revision Joint Drainage Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment Closed Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment Open Knee Arthroscopy Knee Replacement Knee Replacement Revision Knee Surgery Myofascial Trigger Point Injection Nerve Block Somatic Neuroplasty Neurostimulation Spinal Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor Partial or Complete Resection of Bone Debridement of Bone Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement Rotator Cuff Surgery Shoulder Arthroscopy Shoulder Dislocation Treatment Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Shoulder Fracture Treatment Spinal Nerve Block Trigger Finger Release Trigger Point Injection Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate Spine Surgery