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Dr. Dean Smith, MD

Hand Surgeon

Physician Biography

Dr. Dean Smith earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and a residency in hand surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Board certified in orthopedic hand surgery, Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications, the highest certification for surgery of the hand. His clinical interests include minimally invasive hand surgery, endoscopic carpal tunnel release, upper extremity and shoulder arthroscopy, hand arthritis, work injuries, nerve compression, tendonitis, hand trauma and Dupuytren's contracture.  In practice in Houston since 2001, he treats patients of all ages.  Members of his staff are fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Smith’s practice philosophy is to provide compassionate, thorough, up-to-date and cutting-edge non-surgical and surgical treatment for conditions affecting the hand and upper extremity. He is known for empathetic and accessible care, as well as excellent communication and taking time to listen to patients.

Dr. Smith is a resident of Bellaire. 

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Phone: (713) 524-0580
Fax: (713) 524-0581

Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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