Dr. Smith’s areas of expertise include:
Sports Medicine Injuries
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
Ligament and Joint Reconstruction
Cartilage Repair and Joint Arthritis
Knee and Shoulder Replacement Surgery
1981-86 B.S., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1987-91 M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1991-92 General Surgery Internship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
1992-96 Orthopaedic Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center Orthopaedic Research Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Center,
1997-98 Orthopaedic Research Fellowship, Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation
Surgical Interests/Background Emphasis
Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy/Arthroplasty, Joint Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Trauma, General Orthopaedics
Role in Residency Program
Sports Medicine, Knee Arthroplasty, responsible for staffing clinic and surgical patients
- Kusayama, T., Harner, C.D., Carlin, G.J., Xerogeanes,
J.W., Smith, B.A., "The Anatomical and Biomechanical Characteristics of
Human Meniscofemoral Ligaments." European Journal of
Knee Surgery, Sports Medicine, Traumatology, and Arthroscopy, 1994.
- Woo, S. L-Y., Johnson, G.A., Smith, B.A., "Mathematical
Modeling of Ligaments and Tendons," Journal of Biomedical Engineering,
115: 468-473, 1993.
- Harner, C.D., Xerogeanes, J.W., Livesay, G.A., Carlin,
G.J., Smith, B.A., Kusayama, T. Kashiwaguchi, S., Woo, S. L-Y., "The
Posterior Cruciate Complex: An Interdisciplinary Study
of Ligament Morphology and Biomechanical Evaluation," American Journal
of Sports Medicine, 23(6): 736-45, 1995.
- Woo, S. L-Y., Smith, B.A., Livesay, G.A., Blomstrom,
G.L., "Mini Symposium on Knee Ligament Injuries," Current Orthopaedics,
7: 73-84, 1993.
- Smith, B.A., Livesay, G.A., Woo, S. L-Y., "Biology and
Biomechanics of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament," Clinics in Sports
Medicine, 12(A): 637-670, 1993.