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David C. Smith, MD

Accepting New Patients
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street, Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Speaks: English

About David C. Smith

Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon whose practice focuses on general orthopaedics, as well as joint arthritis. He is a general partner of Orthopaedic Specialty Institute of Orange County.
Dr. Smith has been on the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the City of Orange for several years, many of which he also served as an associate clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Smith did his undergraduate work at California State College, Los Angeles. He completed medical school at University of California, Irvine graduating as a member of the National Medical Honor Society. His orthopaedic and general surgery internship was performed at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA. Orthopaedic Residency training was completed at Orange County Medical Center – University of California, Irvine. Following completion of orthopaedic specialization, Dr. Smith served in the United States Army, spending one year in Vietnam.
Over the years, Dr. Smith has lectured to various groups on a variety of subjects focusing primarily on Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement topics.
Dr. Smith is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and a past president of the Orange County Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association. He is also a member of the National American Trauma Association.
Medical School

University of California Irvine
1966

Internship

Huntington Memorial Hospital
1967

Residency

University of California Irvine
1971

Fellowship

Orange County Medical Center

Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street, Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue, Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Affiliated Locations

St. Joseph Hospital, Orange