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Richard Smith, PA-C

Richard Smith, PA-C

AccessOrtho Orthopedic Urgent Care

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Triangle Region


Richard Smith, PA-C completed both his graduate and undergraduate education at Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA. He has provided orthopedic trauma and neurosurgical care for 26 years.

He is affiliated with nationally recognized programs at University of Maryland Shock Trauma, where he maintains his ATLS credentialing, and with Johns Hopkins University. He has taught reduction techniques to emergency department staff for more than a decade and lectured formally at orthopedic symposiums. He has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Richard has recently completed the Lake Placid Marathon and enjoys treating athletes of all disciplines.


  • Undergraduate: Hahnemann University
  • Graduate: Hahnemann University


  • Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)
  • Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

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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


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


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