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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

  • Dr. Smith performed hip revision surgery, and discovered cobalt and chromium in my blood. The surgery was successful. He not only got rid of my pain, but he possibly saved me from liver damage and going blind. Great to communicate with and listened to my concerns. Knows his stuff!!
    26 Years Experience
    ~ Verified Patient~
  • Dr. Eric L. Smith of NE Baptist Hospital was my surgeon for my 2nd total knee replacement. It’s been a year since my successful surgery.. I am so grateful to him, his office staff and the Baptist Hospital team. My first knee replacement at BI was the worst medical experience of my life. I rate...
    26 Years Experience
    ~ Verified Patient~
  • It's been five years since Dr.Eric Smith replaced both my hips and I haven't had any issues since, I highly recommend Dr.Eric Smith to everyone.
    26 Years Experience
    ~Wayne B~
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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