Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS, attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and was awarded his medical degree in 1984. His surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency followed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester, Massachusetts (1984-1989). Dr. Smith received board certification in orthopedic surgery from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the New England Orthopedic Society, the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association, Massachusetts Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, the New England Orthopaedic Association, the National Medical Association, and the Eastern Orthopaedic Medical Association. Moreover, Dr. Smith attained fellowship of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery having met the standards and guidelines required of the nation’s leading orthopedic surgeons. In addition to his medical degree, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree acquired at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. As a result of his outstanding performance in the field of orthopedic surgery, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. He feels that his success is attributable primarily to his consistency in patient care, education, research, technology, and making a difference in the field. He dedicates his spare time to being with his family and friends, playing golf and soccer, and traveling. For more information about Richard W. Smith, MD, FAAOS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8130854-Richard-Smith-Orthopedist-Falls-River-MA-02720.