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Dr. Dean Smith MD

Dr. Dean Smith MD

Hand Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Dr. Dean W. Smith graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-School of Medicine after receiving a B.A. in Education and Exercise Science from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency and internship in orthopedic surgery at the University of New Mexico. He went on to obtain fellowship ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Dean W. Smith graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-School of Medicine after receiving a B.A. in Education and Exercise Science from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency and internship in orthopedic surgery at the University of New Mexico. He went on to obtain fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Florida.

Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Smith is has clinical interests in invasive hand surgery, endoscopic and arthroscopic upper extremity surgery, hand trauma, hand reconstruction, arthritis, fracture management, tendon and nerve disorders.  A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, he has earned the highest certification for hand surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualifications for surgery of the hand. 

Practicing in Houston’s Texas Medical Center since 2001, Dr. Smith has earned a reputation for delivering excellent care in the overall management of conditions affecting the hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder for patients of all ages. He has been recognized as one of Houston’s Top Doctors by H Magazine, Houstonia Magazine, and Vitals.com Patient’s Choice Award. Patients are referred to him for evaluation and treatment from all over the southwestern United States.

An Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth), Dr. Smith is committed to continuing education and the advancement of hand surgery through ongoing research and peer-reviewed publications. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Societies.

 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Medical Education
University of Missouri at Columbia - Registrar, 1995
Internships & Residency
University of New Mexico at Albuquerque - Registrar, 2000
Fellowship
University of Florida Gainesville, 2001
Clinical Interests
Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Congenital Deformities, Hand Surgery
PCP Number
110000034371
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp