of
BS

Brian Smith, MD

Dr. Smith is an orthopedic surgeon in the League City area. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist St John Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
Get directions
Opens Google Maps in another tab

Conditions treated

Tap to see related services for each condition and more details about our calculations.

Top 25%
40k doctors
Top 15%
40k doctors
Top 5%
20k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
11k doctors
Top 15%
11k doctors
Top 5%
5.4k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more weakness patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
1.1k doctors
Top 15%
1.1k doctors
Top 5%
543 doctors
Dr. Smith saw more lymphedema patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
10.0k doctors
Top 15%
10.0k doctors
Top 5%
5.0k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more abnormal gait patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
17k doctors
Top 15%
17k doctors
Top 5%
8.3k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more chronic pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
23k doctors
Top 15%
23k doctors
Top 5%
12k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
22k doctors
Top 15%
22k doctors
Top 5%
11k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
21k doctors
Top 15%
21k doctors
Top 5%
11k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
13k doctors
Top 15%
13k doctors
Top 5%
6.5k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
3.3k doctors
Top 15%
3.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.7k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more Parkinson's disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
18k doctors
Top 15%
18k doctors
Top 5%
9.2k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
7.5k doctors
Top 15%
7.5k doctors
Top 5%
3.8k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more sciatica patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
15k doctors
Top 15%
15k doctors
Top 5%
7.6k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
16k doctors
Top 15%
16k doctors
Top 5%
8.1k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
9.9k doctors
Top 15%
9.9k doctors
Top 5%
4.9k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
2.1k doctors
Top 15%
2.1k doctors
Top 5%
1.1k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more multiple sclerosis (MS) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
5.8k doctors
Top 15%
5.8k doctors
Top 5%
2.9k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
946 doctors
Top 15%
946 doctors
Top 5%
472 doctors
Dr. Smith saw more cerebral palsy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
1.3k doctors
Top 15%
1.3k doctors
Top 5%
632 doctors
Dr. Smith saw more frozen shoulder patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
950 doctors
Top 15%
949 doctors
Top 5%
474 doctors
Dr. Smith saw more torticollis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
1.2k doctors
Top 15%
1.2k doctors
Top 5%
585 doctors
Dr. Smith saw more rotator cuff sprain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.1k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more torn meniscus patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
9.9k doctors
Top 15%
9.9k doctors
Top 5%
4.9k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more fibromyalgia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
610 doctors
Top 15%
609 doctors
Top 5%
304 doctors
Dr. Smith saw Down syndrome patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
36k doctors
Top 15%
36k doctors
Top 5%
18k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
7.0k doctors
Top 15%
7.0k doctors
Top 5%
3.5k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more spondylosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
25k doctors
Top 15%
25k doctors
Top 5%
12k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
3.5k doctors
Top 15%
3.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.7k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
132 doctors
Top 15%
132 doctors
Top 5%
66 doctors
Dr. Smith saw muscular dystrophy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
6.8k doctors
Top 15%
6.8k doctors
Top 5%
3.4k doctors
Dr. Smith saw more spinal stenosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Related services provided

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Smith’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Smith’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Smith’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Smith’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Smith’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Smith’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Smith sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes
2240 Gulf Fwy S
League City, TX 77573
1,087 miles away
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555
1,087 miles away
Pediatric After Hours Urgent Care
3023 Marina Bay Dr
League City, TX 77573
1,082 miles away

Reviews

Credentials
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991
  • UPMC Medical Education Program
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Sports Medicine

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Smith is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Houston Methodist St John Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Medcath Diagnostics at Angleton-Danbury Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield