Brian G Smith, MD

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and of Pediatrics; Director, Yale Pediatric Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedics

Research Interests

Arthritis; Foot Deformities; Orthopedics; Pediatrics; Scoliosis; Spinal Fusion; Pedicle Screws; Health Care

Research Organizations

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Faculty Research

Research Summary

Currently we are engaged in a study to assess the forces applied by the new magnetic growing rod system to the proximal foundation in these constructs and assessing spine vs. rib anchors.

Another project involves the assessment of physician satisfaction and utilization of EMR with and without scribes in the outpatient setting.

Specialized Terms: Spinal mobility following spinal fusion; Effectiveness of bracing on idiopathic scoliosis; Neuromuscular scoliosis; fractures in children; early onset scoliosis; growing rod constructs; Physician satisfaction

Extensive Research Description

Brian Smith is a doctor at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr Smith is currently involved in two major research projects; one to assess the forces applied to the proximal anchor foundations of growing rod systems in children and another to assess the impact of scribes on physician satisfaction.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Brian G Smith, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Orthopaedics - Pediatric1445 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437
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Yale Pediatric Specialty Center - Pediatric Orthopaedics747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Yale Orthopaedics/Pediatric OrthopaedicsOrthopaedics - Middlebury
1579 Straits Turnpike

Middlebury, CT 06762
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Yale Orthopaedics/Pediatric OrthopaedicsYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 1st Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Pediatric Specialty Center/Pediatric Orthopaedics1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste Suite 210
New Haven, CT 06511
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YNHH Old Saybrook OfficeOld Saybrook Medical Center
633 Middlesex Turnpike

Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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Office Location
Orthopaedic Surgery47 College Street, Fl Second Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Orthopaedics & RehabilitationP.O. Box 208071
New Haven , CT 06520-8071

Curriculum Vitae

Brian G Smith, MD AAOS