Meet Dr. Smith

drsmithDr. Smith is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle. He grew up in the Boston area. Dr. Smith went to college at Bowdoin College in Brunswick Maine, where he was a four year letter winner for the varsity soccer and squash teams. He then received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Smith completed his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston and then completed a Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He specializes in foot and ankle disorders, foot and ankle sports medicine, foot and ankle trauma, and foot and ankle reconstruction.

In addition to his clinical work in Boston, Dr. Smith has done medical work in Ecuador, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic. He is committed to providing patients with the best medical care possible both here in Boston as well as abroad.

Dr. Smith (middle) working in the operating room in the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Smith (middle) working in the operating room in the Dominican Republic.

Here are a few scientific articles and book chapters that Dr. Smith has published.

Scientific Articles

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Foot and Ankle Injuries. Smith JT, Halim K, Palms DA, Okike K, Bluman EM, Chiodo CP. Foot & Ankle International (in press).

Open Ankle Arthrodesis with a Fibular-Sparing Technique. Smith JT, Chiodo CP, Singh S, Wilson MG. Foot & Ankle International. 2013;34(4):557-561.

Update on Stage IV Acquired Adult Flatfoot Disorder: When the Deltoid Ligament Becomes Dysfunctional. Smith JT, Bluman EM. Foot & Ankle Clinics. 2012;17(2):351-360. Epub 2012 Apr 10.

Internet Information Quality for Ten Common Foot and Ankle Diagnoses. Smith JT, Pate OL, Guss D, Lee JT, Chiodo CP, Bluman EM. Foot Ankle Surgery. 2012;18(3):198-202. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2011.11.002.

Non-operative Treatment of an Os Peroneum Fracture in a High-level Athlete: A Case Report. Smith JT, Johnson AH, Heckman JD. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2011;469:1498-1501.

Reliability, Validity, and Responsiveness of a Modified International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form (Pedi-IKDC) in Children with Knee Disorders. Kocher MS, Smith JT, Iversen MD, Brustowicz K, Ogunwole O, Andersen J, Yoo WJ, McFeely ED, Anderson A, Zurakowski D. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2011;39(5):933-939. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Complications of Talus Fractures in Children. Smith JT, Curtis TA, Spencer S, Kasser JR, and Mahan ST. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2010;30:779-784.

Operative Fixation of Medial Humeral Epicondyle Fracture Nonunion in Children. Smith JT, McFeely ED, Bae DS, Waters PM, Micheli LJ, Kocher MS. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2010;30:644-648.

Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Pubescent Adolescents. Kocher MS, Smith JT, Zoric BJ, Lee B, Micheli LJ. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2008;89-A(12):2632-2639.

Book Chapters

Hallux Valgus and Hallux Varus. Smith JT, Bluman EM. In: Chou L, ed: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update (OKU) 5 Foot and Ankle: AAOS (in press).

Sports-Related Conditions: Surgical Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus Using Autograft from the Ipsilateral Talus. Smith JT, Wilson MG. In: Alexander I, Bluman EM, Greisberg J, eds: Advanced Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle: AAOS (in press).

Acquired Adult Flatfoot Deformity. Smith JT, Berkowitz M, Bluman EM. In: Alexander I, Bluman EM, Greisberg J, eds: Advanced Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle. AAOS (in press).

Hallux Valgus Correction with a Suture Bridge Device. Smith JT, Chiodo CP. In: Bluman EM and Chiodo CP, eds: Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (in press).

Infections of the Foot and Ankle. Smith JT, De Asla RJ. In: Parekh SG, ed: Foot & Ankle Surgery. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2012;24:500-518.