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A Patient–First Approach,

for a Pain–Free Tomorrow

OUR APPROACH

Comprehensive, compassionate care.

Jeremy Smith M.D. provides dedicated,
unparalleled care for your spine.

Nothing is more personal than the impact that change in mobility has on one’s life, but there is reason for hope. Dr. Smith is a top, board-certified spine surgeon who specializes in cutting-edge treatments of degenerative spinal conditions, traumas and complex deformity reconstruction.

Known for his optimism and positive outcomes, he is admired among his peers for his vast knowledge, his extensive expertise, and his commitment to compassion for his patients. More than a doctor, he is a true ally for his patient’s spinal health journey — and an advocate for a patient-first approach.

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OUR EXPERTISE + TREATMENTS

The spine is crucial for all movements of life. With a holistic perspective, Dr. Smith works with all patients to reverse damage and spine restriction so patients can get back to moving.

We believe in a patient-first approach. At Jeremy Smith, M.D., we understand the impact surgery has on mobility. We listen to, and understand, our patients’ spinal concerns, and are committed to maximizing all forms of minimally invasive and conservative treatments

The spine is complex, and we understand how even the smallest complication to your spine can affect your everyday movements and quality of life. With the right deformity and reconstruction treatment, we are dedicated to getting you back to you.

Our commitment to be a partner in our patient’s spine health journey ensures that we offer various treatments, whatever comes their way. We know that no spine is the same, and we provide the care and results to ensure that your unique, individual health is well cared for.

MEET THE DOCTOR

“As a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon, I’m honored
to be able to provide dedicated, compassionate care and
modern, non-invasive treatments to my patients.”

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Dr. Jeremy Smith earned his medical degree from New York Medical College where he received Alpha Omega Alpha honors and graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Smith went on to complete his orthopaedic residency at The University of California, Irvine, serving as chief resident in his final year. He then completed an orthopaedic surgery fellowship at the Rotham Institute at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital — a program that is widely regarded as one of the most sought-after and prestigious spine fellowships in the country.

Dr. Smith has authored multiple full length manuscripts and chapters in various medical journals, including The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, SPINE, and The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Smith has also received national honors for his work and has made significant lab and clinical contributions that have advanced the field, particularly in relation to spinal deformities. As a strong advocate for education. Dr. Smith acts as the Director of the Hoag Orthopaedic Institute Spine Surgery Fellowship, dedicated to mentoring the next generation of surgeons. Dr. Smith is currently serving as Chief of Staff at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, a specialty hospital dedicated to providing top-quality care to orthopedic surgical patients.

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THE STAFF

Joshua D. Phillips

Certified Physician Assistant

Stefan A. Dunauskas

Board-Certified Adult Gerontology
Nurse Practitioner

Kristina Gutierrez

Medical Secretary

Dolores Martinez

Surgery Scheduler

Marsella Chavez

Medical Secretary

Kimberly Munoz

Medical Assistant

Ashley Ung

Medical Assistant

FROM OUR PATIENTS

    CATHERINE JOHNSON • LAGUNA BEACH, CA​

    “Dr. Smith is not only <em>extremely compassionate</em> and caring, but a <em>talented and skilled surgeon</em>. He performed my second cervical fusion and will now do a posterior cervical fusion. <em>I am truly grateful</em> to have been referred to him with all of the pain I’ve suffered. I am certain that working together we will find the pain relief I so desperately need. <em>Thank you Dr. Smith!</em>”

      CATHERINE JOHNSON • LAGUNA BEACH, CA​

      “Dr. Smith is not only <em>extremely compassionate</em> and caring, but a <em>talented and skilled surgeon</em>. He performed my second cervical fusion and will now do a posterior cervical fusion. <em>I am truly grateful</em> to have been referred to him with all of the pain I’ve suffered. I am certain that working together we will find the pain relief I so desperately need. <em>Thank you Dr. Smith!</em>”

        CATHERINE JOHNSON • LAGUNA BEACH, CA​

        “Dr. Smith is not only <em>extremely compassionate</em> and caring, but a <em>talented and skilled surgeon</em>. He performed my second cervical fusion and will now do a posterior cervical fusion. <em>I am truly grateful</em> to have been referred to him with all of the pain I’ve suffered. I am certain that working together we will find the pain relief I so desperately need. <em>Thank you Dr. Smith!</em>”

        IN THE PRESS

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