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Eric L. Smith, M.D., FAAOS, FAOA, FAAHKS
Castle Conolly Top Doctors
26 Years Experience

Eric L. Smith, M.D, FAAOS, FAOA, FAAHKSBoard Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic SurgeonChief of Arthroplasty at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH)

Eric L. Smith, MD, FAOA is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in joint replacement, reconstructive surgery and revision surgery of the hip and knee at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). Dr. Smith is Chief of Arthroplasty at NEBH where he is involved in the clinical care of patients, research and teaching.

Honors & Awards

  • Sports Med

    The American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) 2016

  • Castle Conolly

    Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors2015,2016,2017,2018,2019,2020,2021,2022

  • Boston

    Boston Magazine2015,2016,2017,2018,2019,2020,2021,2022

  • Tufts Medical Center

    Resident Teaching Award, Department of Orthopaedics2010

  • Society Of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Norman T. Kirk Award 47th Annual Meeting, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeon2005

  • American  Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

    Excellence in Research Award, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine2005

  • Hawaiian Orthopaedic Association

    Resident Research Award, Hawaiian Orthopaedic Association2000

  • Patient Choice Award

    Patient Choice Award 2012

Patient Testimonials

  • Four months after total knee replacement with Dr. Eric L. Smith, I have achieved 125° flexion, going up and down stairs comfortably, and walking without pain. My recovery was smooth and rapid. My PT tells me my scar is enviable. Dr. Smith answered all of my pre-surgery questions clearly and concise...
    26 Years Experience
    ~Verified Patient~
  • I had bilateral knee replacement with this surgeon. I cant say enough good about him or his staff. Highly recommend
    26 Years Experience
    ~B Goguen~
  • Dr. Smith is professional, courteous, concerned, approachable and intelligent. I met Dr. Smith because I needed hip replacement surgery. I was 46, in a lot of pain; 8 on a scale of 10. In our first meeting, he confidently suggested a minamally invasive anterior approach to my hip surgery. Taking tim...
    26 Years Experience
    ~Samantha W~
Revision Hip Replacement

Revision Hip Replacement

Revision hip replacement is a complex surgical procedure in which all or part of a previously implanted hip joint is replaced with a new artificial hip joint. Total hip replacement surgery is an option to relieve severe arthritis pain that limits your daily activities.

Revision Knee Replacement

Revision Knee

Revision knee replacement surgery involves replacing a part or all your previous knee prosthesis with a new prosthesis. Although total knee replacement surgery is successful.

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Intraosseous Regional Administration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review Intraosseous regional administration (IORA) of antibiotics after tourniquet inflation has recently been introduced as a technique to deliver antibiotics directly to the surgical site among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

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