Tony Smitherman, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with Center For Orthopedic Surgery

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Tony Smitherman, who serves the population of Lubbock, Texas.

Dr. Smitherman graduated from the University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine in 1992 with his medical Degree, Giving him over two decades worth of experience in his field. After graduation he completed his residency with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Smitherman currently practices with the Center For Orthopedic Surgery, and is affiliated with the Covenant Medical Center and the Grace Medical Center. He has been awarded the Patients Choice Award four years in a row from 2015 to 2018. He has also been awarded the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award in 2014 and from 2016 to 2018.

Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, others specialty focuses include shoulder and elbow, hand, and spine. Orthopaedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, and also treat patients for sports injuries, back pain, ruptured discs and spinal stenosis, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries, club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia, orthopaedic trauma, limb lengthening, achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries, osteoporosis, and arthritis.

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