Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790
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Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchmans Lane
Suite 300,
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone:
(502) 897-1794
Fax:
(502) 897-3852
Physical Therapy:
(502) 897-1790

Northgate Medical Center

3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone:
(812) 920-0408

J. Steve Smith, M.D.

Specializes in the area of orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, total shoulder replacement and athletic-related injuries.

Dr. Smith specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine and athletic-related injuries. He completed his fellowship training at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California, this intensive training and research program is one the country’s largest and most respected sports medicine fellowship programs.

Dr. Smith is the Medical Director of Baptist Sports Medicine. He is also the team physician for Ballard High School and North Oldham High School. In addition, he was on the medical staff of the LA Lakers, LA Dodgers, USC Football Team and numerous other collegiate and high school sports teams. He has published numerous research papers, abstracts, and has made presentations relating to the advancement of arthroscopic surgery in sports medicine.

Dr. Smith is a native of Kentucky earning his undergraduate degree at Western Kentucky University and attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Rochester in New York, and then completed his orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a member of many national, state and local medical societies.


OFFICE ADDRESS
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-1794
Fax: (502) 897-3852

3605 Northgate Court, Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-920-0408

EDUCATION
May 2001 - Doctor of Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Lexington, Kentucky.
May 1997 -Bachelor of Science, Western Kentucky University. Bowling Green, Kentucky. Summa Cum Laude.

MEDICAL TRAINING
2006-2007: Fellow: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Sports Medicine. Los Angeles, California.
2002-2006: Resident: Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester.Rochester, New York.
2001: Intern: Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester. Rochester, New York.

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified 2009

SOCIETIES
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
Greater Louisville Medical Society (GLMS)
Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)
Southern Orthopaedic Association

SPECIALTY
Arthroscopic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Shoulder Arthroplasty/Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
Shoulder, Knee, Elbow Reconstruction

HOPSITAL AFFILIATION
Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, Kentucky
Physician's Medical Center (PMC)

SPORTS MEDICINE EXPERIENCE
Current Team Physician/Orthopaedic Consultant:
Ballard High School - present
North Oldham High School - present
2008 Ryder Cup
Centre College, NCAA Division III
Anderson County High School

Formerly Assistant Team Physician:
Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Baseball
Los Angeles Lakers, National Basketball Association
Los Angeles Sparks, Women’s National Basketball Association
Los Angeles Kings, National Hockey League
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Major League Baseball
Anaheim Ducks, National Hockey League
Los Angeles Galaxy, Major League Soccer
Los Angeles Avengers, Arena Football League
Fullerton College Football, North Orange County Community College
Rochester Redwings, Triple-A Professional Baseball.
University of Rochester Football, Division III Collegiate Football.
Rochester Americans, The American Hockey League.
Rochester Raging Rhinos, A-League, United Soccer League.
Rochester Brigade, Arena Football League 2.
Webster Shroeder Football, Class AA New York State High School Football.

COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE
Western Kentucky University Baseball Team, Sun Belt Conference, Division I NCAA Baseball.

PUBLICATIONS
Managing Meniscal Injuries: The treatment. Goldblatt, JP; LaFrance, RM; Smith, JS. Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. December, 2009.

Managing Meniscal Injuries: The diagnosis. Goldblatt, JP; LaFrance, RM; Smith, JS. Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. August, 2009.

Electromyographic analysis of forearm muscles in professional and amateur golfers. Farber AJ, Smith JS, Kvitne RS, Mohr KJ, Shin SS. American Journal of Sports Medicine. February, 2009

Cuboid dislocation in a professional baseball player. Smith, J.S.; Flemister, A. American Journal of Sports Medicine. January, 2006

Improved meniscal injury diagnosis with MRI. Goldblatt, J.P.; Smith, J.S. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. March, 2005.

Meniscal injuries: The treatment options. Goldblatt, J.P.; Smith, J.S. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. April, 2005.

Frontal plane knee angles affects dynamic postural control strategy during unilateral stance. Nyland, J.; Smith, S.; Beickman, K.; Armsey, T.; and Caborn, D.N. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(7): 1150-7, 2002.

PROFESSIONAL TALKS
Arthroscopic Treatment of Anterior Shoulder Dislocation. University of Louisville Grand Rounds. March 2012

Management of First Time Shoulder Dislocation. Arthrex Surgeon Training Course. February 2011

Surgeon Expectations. HillCo Distribution Annual Meeting. September 2009

Shoulder Concepts: Rotator Cuff Tears. Baptist Hospital East Grand Rounds. March 2009

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Insufficiency. Kentucky Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Team Lecture Series. November 2008

Elbow Injuries in Athletes. Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. 2007

Comparison of Arthroscopy and MRI Findings in Cartilage Defects. Plato Schwartz Lecture. 2006

POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Comparison of Arthroscopy and MR Imaging for Grading of Knee Chrondromalacia. Smith, J.S.; Bissell, S.; Proulx, S.; Maloney, M.; Totterman, S.M.S.; Lerner, A.L. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2006.

Adolescent Females and Males with Valgus Knee Alignment Use Different Postural Control Strategies During Single Leg Stance. Smith, S.; Nyland, J.; Armsey, T.; Johnson, D. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2000 Annual Meeting.