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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
20 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tony Smitherman is Excellent. Dr. Smitherman has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Tony Smitherman, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Smitherman graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 17 awards.

Who's Who in American College and Universities, 1991
Presidential Nominee to The University of Texas System Board of Regent's Student Advisory Group
Mu Delta Honor Society, 1990-1992
Resident of the Month, March, 1996
Presidential Nominee to The University of
Presidential Nominee to The Univer
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Assn Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1988
Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, 1987-88
Alpha Zeta Agriculture Honor Society, 1987-88
Texas Tech University Greek Men of the Year, 1988
Phi Beta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, 1984-85
Dean's Honor Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
Texas Tech University Student Assn. Outstanding Student Senator, 1988
McLean High School Outstanding Graduating Senior Scholarship recipient, 1984
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Smitherman has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Lubbock Heart Hospital 
  • Covenant Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Tony Bryan Smitherman MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Tony B. Smitherman practice?
Dr. Tony Smitherman has 1 office location.
Dr. Tony Smitherman practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Lubbock, TX.
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