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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Smith is Good. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from Indiana University , Indianapolis.


Dr. Smith has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Borgess Medical Center 
  • Battle Creek Health System 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Robert Smith MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. James R. Smith practice?
Dr. James Smith has 5 office locations.
Dr. James Smith practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Kalamazoo, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Allegan, MI and Coldwater, MI.
See Kalamazoo Orthopedic Surgeons and Kalamazoo Surgeons.