M. Shane Smith, MD

MD

Joined 2011

Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee as well as in orthopedic sports medicine, upper and lower extremity trauma, and degenerative conditions. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and then did his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, where he developed his interest in Sports and Trauma. Dr. Smith then went on to complete additional training in a Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Orthopedic Trauma at the Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute in Zephyr Cove, Nevada. During his fellowship, he was a Team Physician for the United States Ski Team and for various collegiate and high school athletic programs.

Dr. Smith specializes in sports related injuries, with significant interest in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder and knee injuries, minimally invasive joint and ligament reconstruction, and upper and lower extremity fracture care and degenerative conditions. Dr. Smith is a Team Physician for several local collegiate and high school athletic programs.

Medical School

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Residency

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia

Fellowship

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Orthopedic Trauma
Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute
Zephyr Cove, Nevada

Family

Dr. Smith and his wife, Amy, have 3 children, Avery, Emery and Amos.

Hobbies

Hobbies and interests include golf, fishing, skiing, sports, and music.

Hospital Affiliations

Eastside Medical Center
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital, Lavonia
Piedmont Walton Hospital
Morgan Memorial Hospital
Athens Orthopedic Clinic Surgery Center, Athens
Athens Orthopedic Clinic Surgery Center, Loganville

Get to know Dr. Smith

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

1765 Old West Broad St. Bldg. 2, Ste. 200,
Athens, Georgia 30606