Tom Smith, DO

Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics

358 Ratings
Years in Practice: 14 years
Practices In: Elmhurst, Westmont
Patients Seen: Adolescents and Adults

From knee scopes to com­plex hip revi­sions, my years of expe­ri­ence unique­ly pre­pare me to under­stand my patients’ con­cerns. Coun­sel­ing patients and their fam­i­lies on treat­ment options to ensure the best, least inva­sive treat­ment is my pri­or­i­ty. My train­ing at Mayo Clin­ic has put me at the fore­front of inno­v­a­tive tech­niques. I use the most advanced tech­niques in hip and knee surgery includ­ing the min­i­mal­ly inva­sive direct ante­ri­or approach hip replace­ment tech­nique, com­put­er assist­ed anatom­ic knee replace­ment and out­pa­tient total joint replacements.

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Awards & Accolades
Chief Orthopedic Resident Michigan State University 2007
MAC Discus Champion 1996
MAC All-Academic First Team 1996
Ohio University Varsity football member 1994
Ohio University Varsity track member 1993
Clinical Interests

Pri­ma­ry hip replace­ment, Pri­ma­ry knee replace­ment, Min­i­mal­ly inva­sive hip replace­ment, Min­i­mal­ly inva­sive knee replace­ment, Ante­ri­or hip replace­ment, Out­pa­tient total hip replace­ment, Out­pa­tient total knee replace­ment, Kine­mat­ic knee replace­ment, Patient spe­cif­ic anatom­ic knee replace­ment, Anatom­ic knee replace­ment, Com­put­er assist­ed knee replace­ment, Robot­ic knee replace­ment, Rapid recov­ery total joint replacement

Personal Interests

Sports, phys­i­cal fit­ness and spend­ing time with my family.


AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale
120 North Oak Street Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 630-856-9000 Get Directions
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center in La Grange
5101 Willow Springs Road La Grange, Illinois 60525 708-245-9000 Get Directions
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 331-221-1000 Get Directions
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Graduation Date: 2002 Degree: DO
Michigan State University Orthopaedic Surgery - Chief Resident
Mayo Clinic Hip & Knee Reconstruction
Provider’s Publications
Depuy Patient Specific Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty Course "Balancing with Navigation", Medical Education and Research Center of Illinois (MERCI), Park Ridge, IL
June 2019
3rd Brainlab Global User Group Meeting "Preoperative Planning for Femur First Anatomic", Munich, Germany
June 2018
3rd Brainlab Global User Group Meeting :Anatomic Alignment, Femur First", Munich, Germany
June 2018
2nd Brainlab Global User Group Meeting "Anatomic Technique for Knee Replacement", Munich, Germany
June 2016
Lombardi AV Jr, Mallory TH, Cuckler JM, Williams J, Berend KR, Smith TM. Mid-term results of a polyethylene-free metal-on-metal articulation. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2004 October; 19(7 Supplement 2):42-7.
October 2004
Smith TM, Berend KR, Lombardi AV Jr, Emerson RH Jr, Mallory TH. Metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty with large heads may prevent early dislocation. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2005 December; 441:137-42.
December 2005
Smith TM, Berend KR, Lombardi AV Jr, Mallory TH, Russell JH. Isolated liner exchange using the anterolateral approach is associated with a low risk of dislocation. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2005 December; 441:221-6.
December 2005
Berend KR, Hanna J, Smith TM, Mallory TH, Lombardi AV. Acute hip arthroplasty for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. 2005 Winter; 14(4):185-9. Bozic KJ, Chiu VW, Takemoto SK, Greenbaum JN, Smith TM, Jerabek SA, Berry DJ. The validity of using administrative claims data in total joint arthroplasty outcomes research. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2010 September; 25(6 Suppl):58-61.
September 2010


Anterior Hip Replacement, Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction, Cartilage Restoration, Cortisone Injection, Fracture Care - Lower Extremity (hip joint & femur, tibia, fibula, patella), Hip Replacement, Hyaluronic Acid (Viscosupplementation), Joint Injection, Joint Replacement, Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement Surgery, Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement, Non-Surgical Care for Joint Arthritis, Non-Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, Standard / Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement, Stem Cell Treatment, Total Hip/Knee Arthroplasty, Total Joint Replacements, Total Knee Replacement


Hip Disease


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

358 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

355 Ratings

Provider showed concern

354 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

356 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

352 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

353 Ratings


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"#5. Absolutely."
Feb. 8, 2023
"As in previous ques. - everyone - friendly - helpful - your facility is well maintained - ease of parking."
Feb. 6, 2023
"I have recommend to friends and family this Doctor"
Jan. 27, 2023
"Dr Smith was easy to talk to and extremely knowledgeable about explaining upcoming surgery."
Jan. 27, 2023
"My primary care provider said I was like this doctor, and she was right!"
Jan. 27, 2023
"Very thorough"
Jan. 25, 2023
"Dr. Smith provided me with top-notch care. He was outstanding!"
Jan. 20, 2023
"Dr. Tom Smith is a delight to work with: he listens, takes time to explain and inform, he shows a sense of caring and he's a pleasure to be around. I've had two hips replaced by him!"
Dec. 17, 2022
"Dr. Smith is a wonderful orthopedic. He is so knowledgeable about my condition, offers alternative plans and is very compassionate."
Dec. 14, 2022
"DR Smith and PA Ryan Schneider both were very thorough and answered all my questions. They also performed procedure that eased the pain in my knees and ordered a brace also help my knee. I was very satisfied with the visit. They are very good communicators."
Nov. 29, 2022
"Excellent professional care and concern from Dr. Smith."
Nov. 28, 2022
"I have recommended Dr Smith to others"
Nov. 20, 2022
"Dr. Smith is the best. I felt very comfortable"
Nov. 19, 2022
"I love Dr. Smith."
Nov. 19, 2022
"He made me feel everything will be ok. That we'd do therapy first see how it goes then if necessary I'd be a good candidate for the gel shot but not right now. Perfect"
Nov. 19, 2022
"Dr. Smith did not make me feel rushed and listened to my concerns. Understood my feelings and answered my questions."
Nov. 14, 2022
"Dr. Smith is excellent. And, I always know I can get an answer if I e mail through My Chart."
Nov. 14, 2022
"I have had a good experience with Dr. Smith. I saw him for all follow up appointments except one. He has always been patient and caring about my situation and helped me select my treatment path from several options."
Nov. 12, 2022
"Extremely pleased with Dr Smith and PA Ryan (I am almost certain)"
Oct. 22, 2022
Oct. 19, 2022
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