B. Todd Smith, MD
B. Todd Smith, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Triangle Region


Dr. B. Todd Smith is a board-certified physician for the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region Sports Medicine Team. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the North Carolina Orthopedic Association and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). He has served as the Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wilson Medical Center. He has also served as the Chairman of the Division of Surgery at Wilson Medical Center. He also served on multiple committees, including the Peer Review Committee, the Medical Executive Committee, and the Bylaws Committee.

Dr. Smith prides himself on communicating with his patients at each visit and takes an active role in working with injured patients’ physical therapists or athletic trainers.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Smith received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and then attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Stony Brook in New York followed by an additional year of training in arthroscopy and sports medicine at the University of Kentucky. There, he received training in treating athletes at all levels of competition. He served as the assistant team physician for the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the Kentucky State University Thorobreds.

Dr. Smith was also the assistant team physician for the 2004 National Indoor Football League (NIFL) Arena League National Championship football team, the Lexington Horsemen.

Dr. Smith treats patients of all ages, as well as athletes at all levels of competition. He has served as the team physician for Carolina Stallions semi-professional football team, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Barton College, the Wilson Tobs, and several high schools in Nash and Wilson counties.

Dr. Smith has been in practice in eastern North Carolina since 2004. His practice focuses on sports medicine, general orthopedic care for children and adults, and arthroscopic surgery. He has additional expertise in the following treatments and services:

  • Cartilage repair in the knee and shoulder

Dr. Smith was born in Pittsboro, North Carolina and he was always active and involved in sports. His desire to become an orthopedic surgeon came experiencing several sports injuries that required surgery.

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  • Education: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Residency: SUNY Stony Brook
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Kentucky


  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Request a consultation with Dr. Smith now. Or, call us at 252-243-9629 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

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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.