Other Information:

Dr. Smith, with over 35 years of diverse medical experience, joined Ellis and Badenhausen Orthopaedics in 1993. Dr. Smith has been involved with multiple sports teams that include the University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, numerous area high schools and the Louisville Bats baseball team. Dr. Smith has presented and lectured at numerous sites across the US on various upper and lower extremity injuries. Dr. Smith has been recognized by the Kentucky Athletic Trainers as the Sports Medicine Person of the Year as well as being named a "Friend of Football." He has received “Top Doc” recognition in Orthopaedics by Louisville Magazine.

Board Certifications:

  • Orthopaedic Boards
     Part 1 - 1992
     Part 2 - 1995
     Recertified 2015
  • ABOS-Sports Medicine
     Recertified 2015

Professional Memberships:

  • Board Certified Orthopaedics
  • Board Certified Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
  • Fellow, Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Greater Louisville Medical Association
  • Fellow, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine


Undergraduate Degree

Centre College

Medical School

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Surgical Internship

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Orthopaedic Residency

University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine Fellowship

University of Alabama Birmingham, Alabama