Tom Smith, DO

General Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

411 Ratings
Years in Practice: 13 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.


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
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

411 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

403 Ratings

Provider showed concern

407 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

404 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

404 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

399 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.
"A "fantastic" dr."
Aug. 31, 2021
"ALL listened to my concerns and provided recommendations."
Aug. 30, 2021
"I felt at ease right away. Since this was my first visit, I was impressed. I felt I made the right decision to see this doctor."
Aug. 26, 2021
"Outstanding r n krystyna was the greatest ever"
Aug. 24, 2021
"Doctor has very good bed manners, does an excellent job in explaining details and always involves family members in the discussion regarding care. He seems to be very confident and experienced at what he does. We will definitely recommend Dr Thomas Smith. I was actually recommended to see Dr Smith by my daughter who knew somebody that had hip replacement by Dr Smith. It was a very good recommendation."
Aug. 21, 2021
"Dr. Smith is very caring and came highly recomended by people that I know."
Jul. 7, 2021
"doctor was very willing to discuss my situations and explained some different options"
Jun. 25, 2021
"no complaints whatsoever"
Jun. 23, 2021
"Dr Smith, his assistant Jorge, and his P.A. are excellent. If I could give Dr Smith a higher rating I certainly would."
Jun. 18, 2021
"I have recommended Dr smith to others. he is a consummate professional personally and technically"
Jun. 18, 2021
"easy to talk to and understands your issues very well"
Jun. 17, 2021
"disappointed with the outcome of the visit now having MRi"
Jun. 15, 2021
"Dr Smith cares about each patient. listens to your questions , answers them, and explains each procedure"
Jun. 13, 2021
"Dr. was amazing! I was so thankful the CT scan I had done months ago could show bones to give an idea what may be going on in my hip. Dr. answered every question I had, so personable, I was so grateful. I had an excellent experience...from reception to doctor."
Jun. 10, 2021
"I was very impressed with the care, concern and time taken both by the PA and Dr. Smith. i felt they really listened and formed a treatment plan according to my desires"
Jun. 10, 2021
"Dr. Smith was excellent in his explanations and possible treatment options."
Jun. 10, 2021
"Dr Smith took time to explain the necessity for surgery and the best way to coordinate this with the radiation therapy I am currently undergoing. He was compassionate and listened to my concerns."
May. 19, 2021
"Dr Smith is very patient in explaining my hip issue. He has a great bedside manner.He was explaining everything clearly and I understood it.He had a young person shadowing him and was good in showing her the issues also."
Apr. 29, 2021
"Dr. Smith is conscientious and caring."
Apr. 29, 2021
"*Doctor Smith was very knowledgeable, professional, & efficient."
Apr. 29, 2021
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