• Bracing/DME
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fractures & Trauma
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP/Stem Cell Injections
  • Sports Injuries
Mark G. Smith, M.D.Mark G. Smith, M.D.

Mark G. Smith, M.D.Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Boards Part 1 1992
Part 2 1995
Recert 2015 Expires 12/31/2025
ABOS – Sports Medicine Recert 2015 Expires 12/31/2025

Education

  • Undergraduate
    Bachelor of Science from Centre College
  • Medical School
    Medical Degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • General Surgical Internship
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Residency
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship
    University of Alabama Birmingham, Alabama

Specialties

  • Anatomical:
    Shoulder, Knee as well as all other anatomical body parts
  • Treatment:
    Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Deformities, Arthritis, Fractures & Trauma, osteoporosis, Sports Injuries and all other types of orthopaedic injuries
  • Areas of Specialization:
    General Orthopaedics
    Sports Medicine
    Conditions of the Shoulder
    Cartilage Injuries
    Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
    Total Shoulder Replacements

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Society
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society
  • Member AOSSM
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Other Information

Dr Smith joined the practice in 1993. He continues to work with the University Of Louisville, and is currently the team physician for the women's basketball team. He also provides coverage for Pleasure Ridge Park High school's athletic events. Dr Smith also donates time to Bellarmine College athletics and the Louisville Bats.

Publications

  • Anatomic Study of Humeral Head Retroversion and the Relationship of the Central Axis of the Humeral Head to the Bicipital Groove. M. G. Smith, M.D., E. Tillett, M.D.: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol. 2 (5), Sept/Oct, 1993.
  • The Prevalence of Congenital Cervical Spinal Stenosis in 262 College and High School Football Players. M. G. Smith, M.D., E. Tillett, M.D. et al: Journal of Kentucky Medical Association, Vol. 91 (7), July, 1993.

Presentations

  • Course Director: Louisville Open Shoulder Course – January, 2011
  • Annual KMA/KHSAA Sports Medicine Symposium for Coaches; Sponsored by Jewish Hospital/Frazier Rehab Institute & Sports Medicine, Lectures on numerous sports medicine topics – June, 1997 – Present
  • Graft Slippage in a Bone Tunnel: The effect of point of femoral fixation in hamstring ACL reconstruction. F. Noojin, M.D., M.G. Smith, M.D., E.D. Tillett, M.D., M. J. Voor, M.D.: Poster presentation 67th Annual Meeting of AAOS, Orlando, FL, March, 2000.
  • Meniscal Repair. U of L Resident Conference, Louisville, KY, Nov. 1999.
  • Hand - Cadaver Dissection PM/PL Corner About the Knee. U of L Resident Conference, Louisville, KY, Nov. 1999
  • Shoulder Instability. U of L Resident Conference, Louisville, KY, Nov. 1999.Shoulder Disorders and Treatments. Norton Hospital, Beating the Aches and Pains: An Arthritis Forum, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1, 1998
  • Athletic Injuries. University of Louisville Physical Therapy Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, September 16, 1998
  • Returning the Athlete Back to Play. Health South Symposium for KHSAA, Louisville, Kentucky, June 6, 1998
  • Meniscal Injuries. University of Louisville Adult Reconstruction Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, November, 1997
  • Athletic Injuries. University of Louisville Physical Therapy Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, October, 1997.
  • Game Site Evaluation and Examination of Joints. Alliant Sports Medicine Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, October, 1996.
  • Athletic Injuries. I & II. University of Louisville Physical Therapy Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, September, 1996.
  • Relevant Surgery and Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Elbow. Arthroscopy Instructional Symposium, Louisville, Kentucky, December, 1995.
  • Sports Medicine, Part II. University of Louisville Physical Therapy Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, September, 1995.
  • Sports Medicine, Part I. University of Louisville Physical Therapy Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, August, 1995.
  • Shoulder Injuries. Kentucky Sports Medicine Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, June, 1995.
  • Arthritis and Total Joint Replacement. Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, April, 1995.
  • Occupational Shoulder Injuries. Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, April, 1995.
  • The Importance of AAOFAS. Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Louisville, Kentucky, April, 1995
  • Effects of Hypoxia on an Inhibitory Circuit in an In Vitro Rat Hippocampal Preparation. Presented at University of Louisville School of Medicine, Research Day. October, 1984.
  • The Knee. Orthopaedic Symposium, Norton Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, October, 1994.
  • Posterior Cruciate and Posteriolateral Instability of the Knee. University of Louisville Reconstruction lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, October, 1994.
  • Pre-season Screening in Athletics. University of Louisville, Grand Rounds, Louisville, Kentucky, August, 1994.
  • Sports Medicine. University of Louisville Junior Lecture Series, Department of Surgery, Louisville, Kentucky, November, 1993.
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty. University of Louisville Reconstruction Lectures, Louisville, Kentucky, September, 1993.
  • Utilization of McLaughlin Procedure and Anterior Capsular Repair for Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder. Alabama Orthopaedic Society, Birmingham, Alabama, May, 1993.
  • Effects of Hypoxia on an Inhibitory Circuit in an in vitro Rat Hippocampal Preparation. University of Louisville School of Medicine Student Research Day, Louisville, Kentucky, October, 1984.
  • Effects of Long Distance Running on Serum Enzymes and Metabolities. Kentucky Academy of Sciences, November, 1982.
  • Effects of Long Distance Running on Serum Enzymes and Metabolities. Presented at Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky. November, 1982.
  • Louisville
  • Louisville Bats
  • Jefferson County Public Schools Shaping the Future
  • Bellarmine University Athletics - Knights
  • Ellis & Badenhausen Orthopaedics, PSC