Brett R. Smith, M.D.

Dr. Brett Smith is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon specializing in total joint surgery with The Andrews Institute, an affiliate of Baptist Health Care. Because he's an employed physician, Dr. Smith is also a proud part of the Baptist Medical Group network of quality, caring physicians serving the greater Pensacola area.

Medical Education

Medical College of Pennsylvania: Hahnemann School of Medicine


Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Clinical Specialties

Total Joint Preservation, Total Joint Reconstruction, Total Joint Replacement, Arthritis 


Total Joint/Adult Reconstruction, Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorder

Board Certifications

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Major Publications

Using intraoperative pelvic landmarks for acetabular component placement in total hip arthoroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2006 Sept.; 21(6):832-40. Epub 2006 Jul17.

Risk of neurovascular injury with limited-open carpal tunnel release: Defining the "safe zone." Journal of Hand Surgery [Br]. 2001 Oct.; 26(5):484-7.

Errant Placement of the "Safeguard" System for Carpal Tunnel Release and the Risk of Neurovascular Injury; presentation at the American Association for Hand Surgery, January 2000.

Scholarly Service Honors

Physician of Excellence Award from Paradise Valley Hospital (2005)
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
Golden Key National Honor Society

Editorial Appointments

Editorial Advisory Board, Orthopedic Technology Review

Society Memberships

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Escambia County Medical Society

Additional Information

To learn more about Dr. Smith and his services, please visit his practice page > Andrews Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

To learn more about Dr. Smith at The Andrews Institute, click here to visit the official Andrews Institute Web site.