Orthopedic Surgeon

John Q. Smith, MD

Meridian - Caldwell - Fruitland

John Q. Smith Boise orthopedic Surgeon

John Q. Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Training & Experience

Dr. Smith is board certified and trained at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is experienced at diagnosing and treating sports injuries, fractures and surgically repairing major joints.

Dr. Smith specializes in major joint repairs along with arthroscopy of the hip, shoulder, knee and ankle. He offers surgical and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal issues involving bones and muscles and is 100% dedicated to getting his patients back to an active lifestyle.

  • Years in Practice: Since 2000
  • Hobbies: Outdoor Photography, Backpacking, Skiing, Adventure Motorcycles, Sailing 
  • Languages: English and Spanish 
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Snydrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (inc. Muscle Tear)
  • Idaho Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Idaho Orthopedic Association
  • Western Orthopedic Society
  • Alamo Orthopedic Society
  • Ada County Medical Society

Experience and Education

John Q. Smith, MD

Undergraduate Education

Brigham Young University 1985-1991

Bachelor of Science, Zoology

Magna cum Laude


Medical School

St. Louis University School of Medicine 1991-1995

Doctor of Medicine

Summa cum Laude

John Q. Smith, MD


University of Texas Health Sciences Center 1995-2000

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

  • West Valley Medical Center
  • Treasure Valley Hospital
  • St. Alphonsus
  • St. Luke's Hospital
Doctor Smith Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

West Valley Medical Center


West Valley Medical Center is located in Caldwell, Idaho. Their 200 physicians focus on each patient's needs and comfort. They have physicians providing care in cardiology, emergency care, ENT, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, mental health, radiology, urology and women's health.

Doctor Smith Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

Treasure Valley Hospital


Treasure Valley hospital is a physician-owned, non-emergency hospital operated by Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA). Since 1996, they have worked every day to deliver the very best individualized care possible in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. When physicians are directly involved in every aspect of the delivery of healthcare, the patient always benefits.

Individualized patient care is at the center of everything done at Treasure Valley Hospital and is reflected in the hospital’s values.

Doctor Smith Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Alphonsus


At St. Alphonsus, they believe the best healthcare is all about the patient. They have over 5,000 medical staff who serve patients all over Oregon and Idaho.

Their four-hospital system is the only Level II Trauma Center in the area they serve, allowing St. Alphonsus to provide excellent care to critically ill and injured patients.

Doctor Smith Has Privileges At The Following Hospital

St. Luke's Hospital


St. Luke's is the only not-for-profit health system that is Idaho-based. They are dedicated to serving the people of their community by providing excellent care that leads to great health improvement. They are not only dedicated to treating patients when they are wounded or ill, but doing anything to help patients stay healthy.

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