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Orthopaedic Surgeon Kevin Smith, MD, Joins Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and The Sports Medicine Clinic
Date:1/20/2009

SEATTLE, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and The Sports Medicine Clinic are pleased to announce that board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Kevin L. Smith, MD has joined the medical staff. He brings nearly fifteen years of experience with a special expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Dr. Smith received his medical degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL. He completed an internship in family medicine at Southern Illinois University Affiliated Hospitals, followed by a residency in orthopaedic surgery at McLaren Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Following his residency, he developed his specialization further with a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

After completing his training, Dr. Smith spent more than a decade at the University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine as an Associate Professor active in teaching, research, patient care, and administration. He then spent three years at Group Health prior to joining Northwest Hospital.

Dr. Smith is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. His professional interests include treatment of patients of all ages with elbow and shoulder conditions such as arthritis, rotator cuff disease, instability, stiffness and fractures. He has lectured and published widely.

"I am proud to be part of Northwest Hospital and The Sports Medicine Clinic, as both have an impressive history of healthcare and orthopaedic surgery excellence," said Smith. "I look forward to taking an active role in growing and enhancing the orthopaedic program, and improving access to high quality care for patients in North Seattle and the Puget Sound area."

Dr. Smith's office is located in the Northwest Outpatient Medical Center at 10330 Meridian Ave. North. For appointments and referrals, phone 206-368-6360 or fax 206-368-6361.

About Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Founded in 1960, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit hospital located minutes north of downtown Seattle. With 281 licensed beds, more than 1,600 employees and all private rooms, it offers some of the most innovative, technologically advanced medical care available. Major clinical programs and services include: emergency services; critical care; cardiac care; neurosciences; stroke center; cancer care; childbirth services; bariatric surgery; sports medicine; medical rehabilitation; geropsychiatric center; Gamma Knife(R) Center; diagnostic imaging; laboratory services; and education and wellness programs, among others. For more information about Northwest Hospital and its programs and services, call (206) 364-0500 or (206) 633-4636 for the Physician Referral Line, or visit www.nwhospital.org.


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