Ava Smith, OTR/L

Ava Smith, OTR/L

Foothills Region

Granite Falls

Ava completed her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, as well as Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2021. She then pursued her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2023. Prior to joining EmergeOrtho, she worked for a women’s research nonprofit organization in North Carolina. In her free time, Ava enjoys hiking, kayaking, and gardening. She is currently available for appointments at the Granite Falls and Lenoir clinics.

Specialties & Services

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.