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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric Smith, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric Smith, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 5 awards.

2012, "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report
National Defense Service Medal
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Smith has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • New England Baptist Hospital 
  • Tufts Medical Center 
  • Tufts Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric Louis Smith MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Eric L. Smith practice?
Dr. Eric Smith has 1 office location.
Dr. Eric Smith practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Orthopedic Surgeons.