Gavin H. Smith, DPM

Specialty:

  • Podiatry

Subspecialties:

  • Foot & Ankle

Care Center:

Puget Sound Orthopaedics

Clinic Locations:

  • Lakewood
  • Tacoma
Biography

Gavin H. Smith, DPM, is a board-certified podiatrist and surgeon of the foot and ankle. He has been practicing medicine since 2004. He feels that his professional responsibility is the successful treatment of foot and ankle disorders. His professional interests include deformity correction, joint disorders, overuse injuries and trauma care. His philosophy of care is that the needs of the patient are the first priorities, and that any intervention, whether it be medical or surgical, should be evidence-based.

Dr. Smith has volunteered for The Susan G. Komen 3-Day and is a surgical instrutor in the Franciscan Podiatry Residency Program. In his free time, he enjoys working in his shop and martial arts training with his sons. He and his wife have three energetic children who keep them busy.

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Education & Fellowship

Education
BA, University of Utah
DPM, California College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency
Podiatry, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Fellowship
Internal fixation and foot and ankle traumatology, Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO), Dresden, Germany

Board certification
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Member, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Member, The American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, AO Alumni Association
Member, Washington State Podiatry Association


Awards

Instructor of the Year Award, Franciscan Podiatry Residency Program

Surgical Facilities

Lakewood Surgery Center
Franciscan Health System