Scott Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon / Sports Medicine

Treating Patients in New Albany, Pickerington & Grove City

Dr. Scott A. Smith is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in comprehensive care for knee and shoulder conditions, sports injuries, and general orthopedics. His unwavering commitment to personalized treatment ensures that each patient’s unique needs are met, aiming to help them regain mobility, alleviate pain, and return to active lifestyles.

Dr. Smith earned his Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Biochemistry from DePauw University. Building upon this foundation, Dr. Smith pursued his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Following medical school, Dr. Smith embarked on intensive surgical training, completing a comprehensive five-year Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then honed his expertise further through a specialized Sports Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University Department of Orthopedics in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Smith has received recognition throughout his career for his academic achievements and contributions to orthopedic surgery. He has contributed to research published in reputable orthopedic journals and presented his findings at professional conferences. Dr. Smith has provided medical coverage for various sports teams, including Westfield High School, The Ohio State University, and the Columbus Clippers Baseball team. He has volunteered his medical expertise at events such as the Pelotonia and participated in humanitarian missions to provide orthopedic care in Nicaragua.

Before joining OrthoNeuro, Dr. Smith was an Attending Physician at Riverview Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Westfield, Indiana. He held the esteemed position of Medical Director for the Riverview Health Sports Medicine Service Line from August 2020 to March 2024. Dr. Smith’s active membership in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America, reflects his dedication to staying at the forefront of his field and his commitment to professional growth.

Dr. Smith enjoys golfing, playing sports with his two sons, lounging with his golden retriever, and cheering on the Indianapolis Colts and Ohio State football teams outside his medical practice.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Association of North America 

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 

American Medical Association 

John R. Pittman Surgery Scholarship, Indiana University School of Medicine an annual award given to five outstanding students who enter surgical residencies 

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 

B.T. Maxam Scholarship Award, Indiana University School of Medicine for academically excellent IUSM medical students from Marion County, IN 

Dr. Helen M. Sisson Scholarship Award, Indiana University School of Medicine for academic achievement 

Phi Lambda Upsilon, The National Chemistry Honor Society, DePauw University Chapter 

Head Team Physician, Westfield High School, Westfield, IN 

Assistant Team Physician, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Assistant Team Physician, Capital University, Columbus, OH 

Assistant Team Physician, Columbus Clippers Baseball, AAA affiliate of Cleveland Indians 

Team Physician for Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game, Columbus, OH 

Assistant Team Physician, Olentangy Liberty High School, Powell, OH 

Assisting physician for US Speedskating Trials, Petit Ice Center, Milwaukee, WI 

Sideline physician for Milwaukee Public School football 


Served as a medical volunteer at several stops for the Pelotonia fundraising bike race.

Participated in a one week humanitarian mission to Managua, Nicaragua. Went as a part of the delegation from Milwaukee Orthopedics Overseas. Performed operative procedures on children with various limb deformities, hip dysplasia, and cerebral palsy, as well as adults with post-traumatic deformities. Worked directly with Nicaraguan physicians sharing techniques.

Selected as the Medical College of Wisconsin resident representative of the Wisconsin Orthopedic society delegation at the National Orthopedic Leadership Conference in Washington, DC

Alumni recruiter for DePauw University, responsible for counseling applicants about the University’s academics, athletics, and alumni network 

Alex Dibartola, Robert Magnussen, Althea Perez, Sean Fitzpatrick, Scott Smith, David  Flanigan. Titia Tubercle Distalization Oseotomy: A Surgical Technique. Techniques in Orthopedics. Jan 2021 

Alex Dibartola, Scott Smith, Sean Fitzpatrick, Robert Magnussen, David Flanigan,  Christopher Kaeding. Aspirin is not Effective in Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis After Meniscus Root Repair. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 31(1):e42. Jan 2021 

Scott A Smith, Robert A Magnussen, David C Flanigan. (2019). Tibia Tubercle Distalization Osteotomy. In Patellar Instability: Management Principles and Operative Techniques. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 

Alex Dibartola, Christine Barron, Scott Smith, Catherine Quatman-Yates, Ajit Chaudhari, Thomas Scharschmidt, Susan Moffatt-Bruce, Carmen Quadman. Decreasing Room Traffic in Orthopedic Surgery: A Quality Improvement Initiative. American Journal of Medical Quality 34(6): January 2019. 

Scott A Smith, Joshua S Everhart, Alex C DiBartola, Robert J Pettit, Katherine R Swank, Langston Hughes, Caroline Lewis, Robert A Magnussen, Christopher C Kaeding, David C Flanigan. Cartilage damage at time of ACL reconstruction: Weaker but safer? Poster 2019 AANA annual meeting. 

Demetrios Douros, Scott Smith, Melinda Choi, Preston Easterday, Linda Mcgrady, Patrick Birmingham, Mei Wang. Role of the Hip Capsule on Joint Stability During External Rotation. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation 55:42-47. April 2019. 

“Glenohumeral Instability.” Riverview Health Athletic Training Seminar 

“Save the Meniscus!” Presentation to local physical therapists and primary care physicians 

“Aspirin May Not Be Effective In Prevention of DVT After Meniscus Root Repair.” Big Ten Fellows annual conference, AOSSM. 

“Little League Shoulder and Elbow.” Ohio State Sports Medicine Fellow Conference 

“Heat Illness, Rhabdomyolysis, and Environmental Issues in Sport.” Ohio State Sports Medicine Fellow Conference 

“Capsulotomy and Repair on Torsional Stability of the Hip.” John Gould Lectureship, Medical College of Wisconsin. 

“Patient with Abnormal Thigh Mass.” Milwaukee Orthopedic Society Senior Case Presentations. 

“Revision ACL Reconstruction.” MCW Department of Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds 

“Distal Radius Fractures.” MCW Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds. 

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Comprehensive Care for Knee and Shoulder Conditions

Sports Injuries

Total/Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Total/ Partial Knee Replacement

General Orthopedics

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