Patrick H. Smock, MD

Patrick H. Smock, M.D.Subspecialty: Hand, wrist, and elbow

  • A 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 the 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.


Annalyse Danzinger, PA-C, MSPA