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Dr. Dean Smith

Orthopedic Surgery
El Paso, TX
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

El Paso, TX

Address

1300 Murchison, Suite 310, El Paso, TX
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Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
No.: Most likely it's a fluid build up that comes from an over production of joint fluid. Called a baker's cyst. Useless it produces pain or mechanical d... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Dislocated shoulder: Unusual for a dislocated shoulder to be diagnosed with mri. In young person is typically caused by a high impact accident. Requires anesthesia to re... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Adult Scoliosis: Scoliosis is an an abnormal curvature of the spine. Can increase in size as long as patient is growing . Adult scoliosis is not likely to progress. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Kyphosis: Bad posture does not stunt growth. It leads to kyphosis. An abnormal foreword bending on the spine. No set length of time that causes it. It is sl... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Diaphragm : Could be a spasm of the diaphragm. You are correct age and it's on the correct side. Next time it occurs blow out all your breath, wait a few seco... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
hidradenitis suppur: Could be cystic changes in sweat glands. Most likely should be seen by md. Could be infection or other.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Smith
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Unlikely : The diagnosis of bfs is a diagnosis of exclusion. If you have been diagnosed with bfs then ALS should have been ruled out . The two are unrelated an... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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She says Thank you. Problem is she has no insurance!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Louisiana State University Health Sciences
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