Eric B. Smith, M.D.

Eric B. Smith, M.D.
Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement and complex revision procedures. He has published numerous articles and chapters and has presented at national/international meetings. He also serves as an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Education
  • B.S., Lehigh University
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College
  • Orthopaedic Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Joint Replacement, Rothman Institute
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Member, Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Riddle Hospital
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital
  • Physicians Care Surgical Hospital at Limerick
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Infection Society

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Bibliography:

Bibliography:

Publications, peer reviewed:

1. Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Computer-Assisted Navigation in Patients with Deformities of the Femur and Tibia: An Alternative to Intramedullary Instrumentation.  Klein GR, Austin MS, Smith EB, Hozack WJ.  The Journal of Arthroplasty (21-2): 284-288, 2006 Feb

2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus after Joint Arthroplasty: Is Modern Imaging to Blame? Parvizi J, Smith EB, Pulido L, Mamelak J, Morrison WB, Purtill JJ, Rothman RH.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (463): 107-113, 2007 Oct

3. Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Do Size and Location of Embolus Matter? Pulido L, Grossman S, Smith EB, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Rothman RH.  American Journal of Orthopedics 39(4): 185-189, 2010 Apr

4. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis. Smith EB, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Journal of Trauma 70(6): e113-116. 2011 Jun

5. Is it Time to include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in TJA Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Journal of Arthroplasty, 27(8 Sup): 55-60. 2012 Sep

6. Mortality in Centenarians with Hip Fractures. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. Orthopedics, 36(3): e282-287. 2013 Mar

7. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Raphael IJ, Maltenfort MG, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins EA, Raphael I. Journal of Arthroplasty, 28(9):1482-5 2013 Oct

8. Aquacel Surgical Dressing Reduces the Rate of Acute PJI Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Case-Control Study. Cai J, Karam JA, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2013 Nov

9. Operative Environment. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthatic Joint Infection. Alijanipour P, Karam J, Llinás A, Vince KG, Zalavras C, Austin M, Garrigues G, Heller S, Huddleston J, Klatt B, Krebs V, Lohmann C, McPherson EJ, Molloy R, Oliashirazi A, Schwaber M, Sheehan E, Smith E, Sterling R, Stocks G, Vaidya S. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(2 sup):49-64. 2014 Feb

 

Publications, Non-peer reviewed:

1. Extensor Mechanism Allograft used to Treat a Medially Dislocated Patella after Total Knee Arthroplasty – A Case Report. Smith EB. The Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 43:82-83. 2013 May

 

Pending Publication

1. The Role of Arthroscopy in Osteoarthritis. Kerr G, Lonner J, Smith EB

2. Performance Characteristics of Broth-Only Cultures after Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Cai J, Wynne R, Maltenfort M, Good R. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research – Accepted Jan 2014

3. Aspirin May be Adequate for Prevention of Thromboembolic Events Following Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. Lichstein PM, Parvizi J, Cai J, Wynne R, Smith EB, Deirmengian GK

 

Book Chapters

1. Hip Arthroscopy. Junaid Makda MD, Eric B. Smith MD, Khalid M. Yousuf MD,MS, Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS. Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p79-84. 2012

2. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Jess H. Lonner MD, Eric B. Smith MD. The Knee: Reconstruction, Replacement and Revision (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p45(1-12). 2012

3. Approach to the Knee: Management Algorithm. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p65-68. 2013

4. Chondromalacia Patella: Anterior Knee Pain in the Young Patient. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p69-70. 2013

5. Prepatellar Bursitis: Housemaid Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p71-72. 2013

6. Overuse Syndrome of the Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p73-74. 2013

7. Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p75-77. 2013

8. Torn Meniscus. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p78-80. 2013

9. Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee: Osteoarthritis. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p81-83. 2013

10. Pes Anserinus Bursitis and the Swollen Knee: Effusion and Baker’s Cyst. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p84-87. 2013

11. The Operating Room Environment. Ibrahim J. Raphael and Eric B. Smith. Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Practical Management Guide (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. p99-112. 2013

12. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty – Instructional . Carlos Higuera, Eric B. Smith, Peter F. Sharkey. Submitted 2013

13. Evolution of Total Hip Arthroplasty Implant Technology. Richard H. Rothman and Eric B. Smith. The Hip: Preservation, Replacement, and Revision (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Slack. Submitted 2013

14. Operative Environment. Liaisons: Pouya Alijanipour MD, Joseph Karam MD; Delegates: Eric B. Smith MD, et al. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection (Editors/Chairs: Parvizi, Gehrke), publisher: Data Trace. p83-123. 2013

15. Prevention of Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd edition, publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health. Submitted 2014

 

Abstracts/Posters Accepted for National/International Presentations:

1. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis.  Smith E, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 2006

2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Coincidence? Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. AAOS, March 2006

3. Safety of Vioxx in the Postoperative Period Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Vernick CA, Grunwald Z, Joshi A, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. AAOS, February 2007

4. Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Does Size and Location Matter? Pulido L, Smith EB, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. AAOS, February 2007

5-8. Is it Time to Include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Replacement Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Musculoskeletal Infection Society, August 2011; American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), November, 2011; AAOS, February 2012; and Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, April 2012

9. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins E, Raphael I. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, April 2012

10-11. The Aquacel Ag Hydrofiber Wound Dressing with Ionic Silver Reduces the Rate of Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Cai J, Karam J, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Eastern Orthopaedic Association. June 2012; and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Nov 2012

12. Mortality of the 100-year-old with Hip Fracture. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 2013

13. Is Gluteal Muscle Atrophy a Cause of Hip Fracture in Older Individuals? Chi AS, Morrison W, Smith EB, Parvizi J. American Roentgen Ray Society. April 2013

14-17. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? Smith EB, Wynne R, Cai J, Maltenfort M, Good RP. Musculoskeletal Infection Society, Philadelphia, PA. August 2013; European Bone and Joint Infection Society, Prague, Czech Republic. September 2013; Eastern Orthopaedic Association (poster), Miami, FL. October 2013; American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, November 2013

 

Magazine Articles:

1. Should \Vancomycin be a Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis for TJR Patients? AAOS Now, p17, January 2012

2. Laminar Airflow Linked to Decreased Intraoperative Contamination Rates. AAOS Now, October 2013

3. Broth-only Isolates Found Unreliable for Prediction of Infection after TJA Revision. Orthopaedics Today, p16. December 2013

 

Lectures by Invitation:

1. Complications following Total Joint Arthroplasty 2000-2005.  Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2005

2. Does Preoperative Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis Influence Management of Patients with Femur Fracture? Jefferson Orthopaedic Society 2005

3. The Rise in Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Coincidence? Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2006

4. Review of Total Hip Implants.  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Resident Lecture, 2006

5. The History of Total Hip Arthroplasty.  The Legacy Society of Bryn Mawr Hospital, 2007

6. Examination of the Hip and Hip Arthroscopy.  Main Line Health Symposium for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services, 2007

7. Surgical Options for the Painful Hip in the 45-Year-Old Patient.  Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2008

8. Hip Resurfacing.  Bryn Mawr Hospital CME Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff, 2008

9. Hip Approach and Stability after Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Bryn Mawr Hospital CME Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff, 2008

10. Miracles and Milestones: The Evolution of Total Joint Replacement.  The Gerhard Society of Bryn Mawr Hospital, 2008

11. Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.  Bryn Mawr Hospital CME Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff, 2009

12. Increasing Rates of Thromboembolic Disease in Joint Replacement Patients – More Disease or Better Detection? Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, 2009

13. Principles of Fracture Fixation.  AO Synthes American Nursing Continuing Education Bioskills Workshop.  Riddle Memorial Hospital. 2010

14. Total Joint Arthroplasty.  Bryn Mawr Hospital CME Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff, 2010

15. Trainwrecks in Orthopaedics. Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2010

16. Treatment of Degenerative Joint Disease.  Bryn Mawr Hospital Orthopaedic CME Course, 2010

17. Total Hip Replacement. Riddle Memorial Hospital CME for Primary Care Physicians, 2010

18.19. The Subchondroplasty Procedure: Treating the Source of Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis. Invited Faculty. Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

20. Prophylactic Perioperative Antibiotics – What is Best? Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2011

21. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Riddle Memorial Hospital, 2011

22. Cutting Edge Treatments for Hip and Knee Arthritis. Rothman Institute at Riddle, 2011

23. The Evaluation and Management of the Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty. Course: The Rothman Institute’s 2nd Annual Meeting on Evidence-based Orthopaedics. Philadelphia, PA Oct 1, 2011

24. Total Knee Arthroplasty – Instability. Course: Advanced Surgical Techniques for Management of Knee Arthritis. AAHKS/AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL Oct 15, 2011

25. Total Knee Arthroplasty–Periprosthetic Fracture. Course: Advanced Surgical Techniques for Management of Knee Arthritis. AAHKS/AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL

Oct 15, 2011

26. Is it Time to Include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Replacement Patients? American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX Nov 6, 2011

27. Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism: Is the Game Changing? Pulmonary Embolism Prevention after Hip and Knee Replacement Meeting, U of Maryland; Baltimore, MD. Nov 17, 2011

28. Vancomycin in Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients. Course: Main Line Health Orthopaedic Nursing. Paoli Hospital. Nov 18, 2011

29. Dealing with Joint Disease. Swarthmore College. Nov 29, 2011

30. OR Traffic and Contamination. Bryn Mawr Hospital OR Nursing Staff. Dec 20, 2011

31. Contamination in the Operating Room: Laminar Airflow and Door Openings. Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. March 15, 2012

32. Partial and Total Knee Arthroplasty. Riddle Memorial Hospital CME for Primary Care Physicians, June 19, 2012

33. Contamination in the Operating Room: Laminar Airflow and Door Openings. Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, June 21, 2012

34. The Case for Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty. Course: Advanced Surgical Techniques for Management of Knee Arthritis. AAHKS/AAOS at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL

Oct 13, 2012

35. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Community lecture Riddle Village. November 5, 2012

36. Your Joint Pain and Treatment Options. National Football League Alumni Association. Sponsored by Stryker Orthopaedics. Philadelphia, PA December 11, 2012

37. Door Openings Cause Contamination of the Operating Room Set-up: Can Laminar Airflow Help? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Chicago, IL. March 21, 2013

38. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Community lecture Rothman Media, PA. April 11, 2013

39. The Latest Innovations in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Be Careful What You Wish For. Phoenixville CME for Primary Care Physicians. April 24, 2013

40. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Women’s Wellness Event, Physician Care Surgical Hospital.  Royersford, PA May 11, 2013

41. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Community lecture. Granite Farms Estates. July 31, 2013

42. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? Musculoskeletal Infection Society. Philadelphia, PA. August 2, 2013

43. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? European Bone and Joint Infection Society. Prague, Czech Republic. September 12, 2013

44. An Accurate Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Are We There Yet? European Bone and Joint Infection Society. Czech Republic. September 13, 2013

45. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Dallas, TX. November 9, 2013

46. Treatment Options for Hip and Knee Arthritis. Community lecture Rothman. Media, PA. November 14, 2013

 

Alternative Media:

1. Instructional DVD – Total Knee Arthroplasty. Produced for Jefferson residents. 2005

2. Created database of 13,133 total knee and hip arthroplasty patients including complication rates at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 2000 through 2005.

3. Hip and Knee Pain.  The Sports Doctor TV Show.  WMCN-TV, 2009

4. Advancements in Joint Replacements.  The Doctor Show.  1210 AM Radio, 2010

5. Total Hip Replacement. The 10! Show. NBC 10 TV Philadelphia, June 26, 2012

6. Total Joint Replacement. Maris Grove Talk Show. December 14, 2012

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