Dr. Dean W Smith

Hand Surgery
Houston, AR
25 years experience male

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Office

Houston

Address

Houston
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Hand Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean W Smith
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Hmm...trauma?: It depends on the mechanism of injury and clinical situation surrounding your swelling. Ice really only works for initial traumatic or post surgical s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean W Smith
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes but no water!: It is ok to splatter paint on the cast but remember, you can't get it wet or submerge it in water. Do not apply any paint remover. Also, never stick ... Read More
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A member asked:

Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trigger finger(s): Trigger fingers and osteoarthritis commonly present with morning stiffness. Unlike arthritis, trigger fingers become stuck in flexion and may snap wi ... Read More
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri Columbia
Graduated 1995MD
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