Brett R. Smith, M.D., M.S. - Orthopaedic Surgery

Brett R. Smith, M.D., M.S.

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Total Joint Specialist

Andrews Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center

Andrews Institute
1040 Gulf Breeze Pkwy.
Suite 206
Gulf Breeze, FL
850.916.8400
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Clinical Interests

  • Total Joint Preservation; Total Joint Reconstruction; Total Joint Replacement; Arthritis

Education

  • Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania: Hahnemann School of Medicine
  • Internship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fellowships

  • Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders - Total Joint/Adult Reconstruction

Board Certifications

  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Specialties

  • Hip Arthroplasty; Neurovascular injury; Carpal Tunnel

Major Publications

  • Using intraoperative pelvic landmarks for acetabular component placement in total hip arthoroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2006 Sept.; 21(6):832-40. Epub 2006 Jul17.
  • Risk of neurovascular injury with limited-open carpal tunnel release: Defining the "safe zone." Journal of Hand Surgery [Br]. 2001 Oct.; 26(5):484-7.
  • Errant Placement of the "Safeguard" System for Carpal Tunnel Release and the Risk of Neurovascular Injury; presentation at the American Association for Hand Surgery, January 2000.

Scholarly Service and Honors

  • Physician of Excellence Award from Paradise Valley Hospital (2005); Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society

Current Editorial Appointments

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Orthopedic Technology Review

Current Society Memberships

  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Escambia County Medical Society