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Dean Smith, MD

Dean Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand and Upper Extremity
Dean Smith, MD

Dean Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand and Upper Extremity

Personal Statement

Dr. Dean W. Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth). Dr. Smith has been a proud Houstonian and Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Texas Medical Center since completing his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery in 2001.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude at the University of Missouri-School of Medicine after receiving a B.A. in Education and Exercise Science from the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Smith received his fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Florida after completing his post-graduate training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of New Mexico.

His practice remains committed to education and the advancement of hand surgery through on-going research and peer-reviewed publications. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Societies.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP
  • AARP - Medicare Complete
  • AARP - Medicare Supplement
  • Aetna
  • Aetna - Choice POS
  • Aetna - Choice POS II
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare - TRS Care
  • Aetna - Medicare PPO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • All Star
  • All Star Kids
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid: > STAR+PLUS
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Fidelity - Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plans
  • Bankers Life - Medicare Supplements - Medigap Plans
  • BC/BS - Anthem
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - EPO
  • BC/BS - Managed Medicare Advantage HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Premier 1
  • BC/BS - Premier 2
  • BC/BS - Solution 3
  • BC/BS - Solution 4
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic I
  • Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic II
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare - Advantage
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Golden Rule - UnitedOne (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • HealthSmart - EPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Connect Basic 6350/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 4850/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 6300/6300
  • Humana - Connect Gold 2500/3500
  • Humana - Connect Platinum 0/1500
  • Humana - Connect Silver 4600/6300
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Medicaid - CHIP
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha - Medicare Supplement
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Student/School
  • Superior Health - Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • UMR
  • UMR - Choice Plus
  • UMR - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - CHIP
  • United Healthcare - Choice
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Medicare (AARP Medicare Complete)
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Texas - Star
  • United Healthcare - UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Supplement - AARP
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • WellCare - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

University of Missouri at Columbia - Registrar (1995)

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fellowship

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Available Appointments

Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital

5420 West Loop S Ste 2400 Bellaire, TX 77401 (713) 486-3550

Please contact our office at 713-486-1603 if you are in need of any earlier appointment or require further assistance.
Tue
Apr 20
Wed
Apr 21
Thu
Apr 22
Fri
Apr 23
Sat
Apr 24
  • 9:30 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:30 pm

          Available Appointments

          UT Orthopedics - Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza

          Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza 6400 Fannin St Ste 2250 Houston, TX 77030 (713) 486-7500

          Please contact our office at 713-486-1603 if you are in need of any earlier appointment or require further assistance.
          Tue
          Apr 20
          Wed
          Apr 21
          Thu
          Apr 22
          Fri
          Apr 23
          Sat
          Apr 24
              • 9:30 am
              • 10:00 am