Dr Goodson performed a complicated reconstructive procedure on my R. Foot. I am healing well, my foot is in good alignment for the first time in years and I expect to be walking without pain in the next couple of months. I highly Show morerecommend him and his team to anyone who seeking a foot surgeon.
Dr. Smith was very professional yet yet friendly and he tells you exactly what is going on and that's what I like I don't like beating around the bush about my health and he knew I needed surgery and he got me in quick dr. Smith iShow mores very nice thank you
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About Joel N. Smith, MD
Joel N. Smith, MD, is an expert board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Martin Orthopedics in Little Rock, North Little Rock, and Cabot, Arkansas. He is a native Northwest Arkansas resident, specializing in orthopedic surgery, particularly in sports medicine.
Dr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City. During his chief year in residency, he was awarded Outstanding Specialty Resident of the Year by the OU Trauma Center. Dr. Smith continued his training with a sports medicine fellowship at Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, where he worked with team physicians for the USA Alpine Ski team and other athletes during training events.
He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and maintains his advanced credentials with continuing education. Dr. Smith enjoys improving the quality of life of each of his patients by utilizing non-surgical and surgical approaches to help them exceed their health and fitness goals.
Dr. Smith has expertise in arthroscopic surgery for the elbow, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle, including total and partial replacement of the knee and shoulder, as well as reverse total shoulder replacement. He was acknowledged by AY Magazine as one of Central Arkansas’ Best of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons.
In his free time, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and three children. He is an avid golfer and loves baseball, basketball, and football.
He welcomes everyone to Martin Orthopedics and looks forward to helping them improve musculoskeletal function.
Foot & Ankle Care
Rotator Cuff Tear
Total Knee Replacement
5320 W Markham Dr
Little Rock, AR, 72205
2504 McCain Blvd
North Little Rock, AR, 72116
205 Westport Dr
Cabot, AR, 72023
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Appoint was on time . They answered several of my questions and made several that will help me. Thanks
My experience went really well. No long wait time. Staff was very friendly and well attentive.
Dr.Smith and the staff are the Best!!!!
This was my first visit. Short wait time, Dr. Smith and all members of his staff were respectful, patient, and explained everything, all my concerns/questions were discussed and answered. My Mom recommended Dr. Smith and I would recommend him also.
Dr. Smith is extremely kind and takes time to understand and help his patients!
Dr. Smith is thorough, patient, and takes time to explain his evaluations and options for treatments if they are needed.
Dr Smith has been my ortho doctor for some time. He fixed my torn rotator cuff and did my knee replacement. I am always comfortable around him and trust in his recommendations. He is top notch.
Dr. Smith and Staff are always the very best.
I had a very pleasant experience by a helpful professional.
Blake and Dr. Smith are always attentive to my concerns. Each time I am there I feel I have received the best care possible.
Had carpal tunnel surgery in June , completely pleased with the care and professionalism of the entire staff.
Overall experience was very good as always. Receptionist very nice, nurses very helpful and Dr Smith was very nice and easy with me.
Dr Smith is so personable and helpful. He has helped relieve my pain through surgery and my husband's pain with injections. He also helped us by suggesting physical therapy options. Thank you Dr Smith!
Great bedside manner, very personable, and attentive to questions/concerns.
Listens to patient, and gets down to the problem. Very satisfied with Dr Smith and his staff.
I have confidence and respect for him. He always explains everything and happy to answer any question. 1 knee down and one to go .
Exceeded all expectations, was timely scheduled after diagnosis and skillfully repaired my shoulder. 10/10
Dr. Smith will discuss with you and listen. Love that!!
I was seen by the PA
Everyone was very nice and helpful.
TOLD ME WHAT I NEEDED TO KNOW.
MY Expreience was very good. Am just now waiting for my next instructions.
I was a little disappointed I did not see Dr. Smith.
caring helpful and profesional
I received Great care from this group and will highly recommend them to anyone else. The care I received spoke volumes and I want to say Thank You !!!
Everyone kind, knowledgeable& provided care & information to help me recover properly
Went in to see about pain and clicking of joint in index finger. X-ray was explained and nothing was found. Wish I’d been told why it clicks though.
Experience is on going first visit. Seems like a good doctor. Automated phone system is frustrating.