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Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Jeffrey Smith, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in the subspecialty of foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Smith offers comprehensive treatment of a variety of foot and ankle conditions including sports injuries, post-traumatic deformity, congenital deformity, acute fractures, tendinopathy, chronic degenerative disease, and acquired toe deformity. He is experienced in fracture care, general orthopedics, ankle arthroscopy, cartilage preservation and restoration, complex deformity correction, ligament and tendon repair and reconstruction, ankle replacement, and fusions of the ankle and midfoot. Dr. Smith also treats common foot and ankle disorders including bunions, hammer toes, Morton's neuromas, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Medical College of Georgia and is also well trained to treat a wide variety of general orthopedic and sports medicine conditions.
Dr. Smith believes, “Communication is essential to a successful medical outcome. It is as important to listen to the patient's concerns and to understand their expectations as it is to educate them about their condition.”
Areas of Interest
- Foot and Ankle
- Sports Medicine
- General Orthopedics
- Fracture Care
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Gulf Breeze, Florida 2016,
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Residency: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 2015
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Internship: Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia 2011
General Surgery Internship
Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
2010, Doctor of Medicine
Undergraduate Degree: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 2003
Bachelor of Science Biology
Memberships & Recognition
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- “Outcomes of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy Repair Techinique without Bone Anchors.” Smith J, Mates A, Kennedy C, Whiteside W, Barousse P, Nilssen E. Andrews Research and Education Foundation Research Symposium, July 2016.
- “Subtalar Fusion: One Versus Two Screw Technique.” Smith J, Mates A, Nilssen E, Murawski D. Andrews Research and Education Foundation Research Symposium, July 2016.
- Kennon JC, Smith JP, Crosby LA. "Outcomes for Atraumatic Osteonecrosis of the Humeral Head." Shoulder Elbow Surgery, April 2016.
Dr. Jeffrey Smith takes an active role in providing orthopedic medical care to the Atlanta Gladiators professional hockey team. Dr. Smith provides orthopedic and sports medicine care to Atlanta United 2, the reserve team of the Major League Soccer Team Atlanta United FC, Atlanta's professional soccer team. Dr. Smith has also served as a sideline physician for nationally-recognized sports events including the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, and BB&T Atlanta Open tennis championship.
Dr. Smith currently serves on the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Dr. Smith, his wife, and their two children live in the Johns Creek area. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, softball, fishing, college sports, and traveling. His main hobby is currently chasing after his two small children.
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville
Gwinnett Medical Center Duluth
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Member of the Piedmont Clinic
Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta offers telehealth virtual visits for many types of post-op and follow up care for existing patients.
OrthoAtlanta an Official Partner of the 2019 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
OrthoAtlanta is the official sports medicine provider of the 2019 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl pairing the Oklahoma Sooners vs. the LSU Tigers in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
OrthoAtlanta is the Official Sports Medicine provider for the nationally-televised 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Aug. 31 pairing Duke vs. Alabama in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
OrthoAtlanta physicians, Peter Symbas, MD, and Jeffrey Smith, MD, serve Atlanta’s professional soccer teams in collaboration with the Piedmont Healthcare role as the Official Adult Healthcare Partner of Atlanta United.
OrthoAtlanta is the Official Sports Medicine provider for the nationally-televised 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, December 29 in a top-10 showdown pairing the Florida Gators vs. Michigan Wolverines at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Dr. Peter Symbas and Dr. Jeffrey Smith, OrthoAtlanta, provide orthopedic and sports medicine care to Atlanta United FC and Atlanta United 2 in collaboration with the Piedmont Healthcare role as Official Adult Healthcare Partner of Atlanta United
Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta serves as Official Sports Medicine Partner of the Atlanta Gladiators, an ECHL Professional Hockey team.
OrthoAtlanta and Atlanta Gladiators Recognize 15 Year Partnership in Hockey Team’s 15th Anniversary Season
OrthoAtlanta Serves as the Official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Provider to the Atlanta Gladiators Celebrating its 15 Anniversary Season 2017-2018
Dr. Jeffrey Smith was featured in Georgia1st Magazine discussing Foot and Ankle Injury in the Workplace.
OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Jeffrey P. Smith, M.D., to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, bringing expertise in foot and ankle surgery and treatment to patients in the Gwinnett, Johns Creek, North Fulton and North Metro areas of Atlanta, Georgia.