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John T. Smith, M.D.

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Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 285-1440 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 662-5600 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Orthopaedics
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive , Suite 4550
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Smith is a Professor, in the Department of Orthopaedics, practicing at Primary Children’s Medical Center and the University of Utah. His current practice is focused on the treatment of spine deformities in children and adolescents. Dr. Smith received his M.D. at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed his residency at the University of Utah and did a fellowship in pediatric Orthopaedics and spinal deformities at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta. He is the Director of the Pediatric Scoliosis Clinic. His research interests focus on pediatric spine disorders, fractures, and cost-effective care. Dr. Smith is currently serving as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Primary Children’s Medical Center. He has been involved in the development of the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) and its use in children with neuromuscular scoliosis. Dr. Smith also serves as a consultant for the State of Utah through the Children With Special Healthcare Needs traveling to rural areas such as St. George, Price and Richfield treating children.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Physical Therapy - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Physical Therapy - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-5600 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Orthopedics
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Smith is a Professor, in the Department of Orthopaedics, practicing at Primary Children’s Medical Center and the University of Utah. His current practice is focused on the treatment of spine deformities in children and adolescents. Dr. Smith received his M.D. at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed his residency at the University of Utah and did a fellowship in pediatric Orthopaedics and spinal deformities at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta. He is the Director of the Pediatric Scoliosis Clinic. His research interests focus on pediatric spine disorders, fractures, and cost-effective care. Dr. Smith is currently serving as Chairman of the Department of Surgery, at Primary Children’s Medical Center. He has been involved in the development of the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) and its use in children with neuromuscular scoliosis.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Scottish Rite Childrens Medical Center
Pediatric Orthopedics
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Resident
Internship University of Florida - Shands Teaching Hospital
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of Florida
Medicine
M.D.
Professional Medical Tulane University
Medicine
Graduate Training Florida State University
Postbaccalaureate Studies
Undergraduate Colorado College
Biology
B.S.

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