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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (30)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dean Smith, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 59 patients who have provided 30 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
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Promptness 4.9
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Courteous Staff 4.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 4.8
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Dean Smith, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)
  • Wrist Fracture (Radius Fractures)

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from University of Missouri at Columbia. He has 7 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Texas
Hand Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society *

Affiliations

Dr. Smith has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Park Plaza Hospital 
  • Hermann Hospital 
  • Special Surgery of Houston 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Dean W Smith MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Dean W. Smith practice?
Dr. Dean Smith has 2 office locations.
Dr. Dean Smith practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Houston, TX.
See Houston Surgeons and Houston Orthopedic Surgeons.