Patrick H. Smock, MD

Patrick H. Smock, MDSubspecialty: Hand, wrist, and elbow

  • Fellowship trained, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in peripheral nerve surgery and treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow injuries.


  • Completed six-year combined Baccalaureate/Medical Doctor Program at University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • Orthopedic surgery residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, TX.                                
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship with Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC and Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Career Experience

  • Upon completion of training, Dr. Smock entered active duty service in the United States Army at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, TX.
    • Provided evaluation and management of emergent, acute, and chronic musculoskeletal conditions for military beneficiaries and others.
      • Subspecialty care for injuries and disorders of the hand and upper extremity.
  • Completed deployment as Staff Orthopedic Surgeon in Afghanistan
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery for Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Services
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Adjunct Faculty for Interservice Physician Assistant Program
  • Presented research at multiple professional conferences at the national and regional level.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association, Community member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Candidate member
  • Western Orthopedic Association, Member


  • Dr. Smock is an avid endurance athlete and enjoys cycling, mountain biking, running, and triathlon. In his free time, Dr. Smock also enjoys skiing, snowboarding, fishing, backpacking, travel, and photography.