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Dr. Dean Smith MD

Hand Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

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 ... Read More

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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. 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Specialties
Medical Education
University of Missouri at Columbia - Registrar, 1995
Internships & Residency
University of New Mexico at Albuquerque - Registrar, 2000
University of Florida Gainesville, 2001
PCP Number
100000044317
Cities Served
BELLAIRE, GALENA PARK, HOUSTON, MISSOURI CITY
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • US Family Health Plan
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp
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