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Dr. Joel Smith, MD

Dr. Joel Smith, MD

Age 57 Orthopedic Surgery M
(18) 18 reviews

Telehealth available

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(760) 456-9916

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Show number (858) 278-8110

Dr. Joel Smith, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Smith completed a residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock M C. He currently practices at Joel J Smith MD Inc. and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Smith is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


New Patient? (760) 456-9916
  1. Joel J Smith MD Inc.

    1. 1
      South Bay Office
      750 Medical Center Ct Ste 6, Chula Vista, CA 91911 Call
      Existing Patients: (858) 278-8110
      New Patients:
      (760) 456-9916
  1. Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Specialists

    1. 2
      Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Specialists
      3750 Convoy St Ste 116, San Diego, CA 92111 Call
      Existing Patients: (858) 278-8110
      New Patients:
      (760) 456-9916


  • Dartmouth Hitchcock M C, Residency Hospital
  • University Of Mn Med School, Residency Hospital
  • Sports Medicine Ulleval Hospital Oslo Norway, Fellowship Hospital — 1998
  • Research Fellowship Biomechanics Laboratory University Of Minnesota Minneapolis, Fellowship Hospital — 1993
  • University of Mn Med Sch, Medical School — 1991
  • Occidental College, Undergraduate School — 1986

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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I had some complicated fructures and a lot of recovery time. He and his staff was and is there for me the whole time. Very energetic and kind person. His knoledge and precision is fascinating as He cares for His patients like no other. I’d recommend Him to anyone.
Norbert Namenyi in Escondido, CA — Jul 24, 2018
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital

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Dr. Smith frequently treats Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury), Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), and Tibia and Fibula Fractures.