Bryan Smitherman, MD

Shoulder Specialist & Total Joint Replacement Specialist located in Lubbock, TX

About Dr. Smitherman

Premedical Education

  • Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Science, 1988, Lubbock, Texas

 

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, Doctor of Medicine, 1992, Galveston, Texas

 

Post Graduate Education

  • Internship and Residency: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 1992-1997

 

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Lubbock-Garza-Crosby County Medical Association

 

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Resident of the Month, March, 1996
  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Mu Delta Honor Society, 1990-1992
  • Who's Who in American College and Universities, 1991
  • Presidential Nominee to The University of Texas System Board of Regent's Student Advisory Group
  • Texas Tech University
  • Dean's Honor Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Assn Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
  • Phi Beta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, 1984-85
  • Alpha Zeta Agriculture Honor Society, 1987-88
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, 1987-88
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1988
  • Texas Tech University Greek Men of the Year, 1988
  • Texas Tech University Student Assn. Outstanding Student Senator, 1988
  • McLean High School
  • McLean High School Outstanding Graduating Senior Scholarship recipient, 1984

 

Publications/Presentations

  • "Evaluation of Effects of Tourniquet Uses on Thigh Circumferences" with James Slauterback, M.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • "Four Year Follow Up Study of First Metatareal Silicone Implant Arthroplastics for Treatment of Arthritic Foot Conditions" with Paul H. Schwarzentraub, DPM, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • "Gait Analysis of Children with Healed Congential Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia" with Charles Johnston, M.D., and Lori Karol, M.D., Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas

 

Hospital Privileges

  • Northstar Surgical Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • Covenant Health System, Lubbock, Texas
  • Lubbock Heart and Surgical Hospital, Lubbock, Texas
  • Grace Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas

 

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Most Major Insurance Plans Accepted

At Center for Orthopedic Surgery, we accept most major insurance plans. Some insurances plans may not be highlighted in this short list so please contact our office to verify we work with your insurance plans.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
FirstCare Health Plans
GEHA PPO
Health Net PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicare
MetLife
PHCS/Multiplan
Tricare
United Healthcare