Chadwick Smith
Member of Orlando Health Medical Group Member of Orlando Health Medical Group

Chadwick P. Smith, MD - General Surgery

Orlando Health Medical Group Surgery

Address: 77 W. Underwood St.
3rd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 407.649.6884

Fax: 407.245.7059

Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Bio

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Chadwick P. Smith, MD, FACS, joined Orlando Health’s Department of Surgical Education in 2011. Dr. Smith serves as an acute care surgeon with Orlando Health Medical Group Surgery. He is board certified in general surgery, surgical critical care and neuro-critical care.

Dr. Smith earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine in Memphis in 2001. He completed postgraduate residency training in general surgery at Orlando Health. Following residency, he entered practice in general surgery in rural Tennessee. After practicing for several years, he returned to Orlando Health to complete a fellowship in surgical critical care.

In 2013, Dr. Smith was elected vice chairman of the Department of Surgery for Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC). His responsibilities include directorship of Orlando Health ORMC’s Surgical Intensive Care Units. He is also involved in improving the quality of patient care delivery through participation in the Critical Care Task Force and the Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit and Trauma Step-Down Unit’s Quality Triad Forum.

In 2013, Dr. Smith was appointed program director of the surgical critical care fellowship. He is also the director of the basic science education curriculum. He is a certified course director for the Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course. Dr. Smith also serves as an assistant professor of surgery at Florida State University and the University of Central Florida, and courtesy clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida.

Dr. Smith’s surgical interests include general surgery, emergency surgery, and caring for the acutely ill and injured. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Southeastern Surgical Congress. He is the current president of the Florida Society of Critical Care Medicine. His recent research projects include abdominal compartment syndrome in the obese patient, decreasing the utilization of computed tomography in diagnosis of appendicitis, and formulation/revision of multiple evidence-based guidelines. 

Board Certifications

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Medical Education

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Residency

Orlando Health

Fellowship

Orlando Health

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Abscess Skin Surgery

Abscess Skin Surgery

Our general surgery team will determine the reason for your abscess, which is a swollen infection formed from bacteria under the skin, and develop a targeted treatment plan that’s right for you.

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Appendicitis

Appendicitis

If your appendix is infected, it must be removed immediately. Our surgeons can remove your appendix using robotic-assisted or laparoscopic surgery, reducing bleeding, pain and recovery time.

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Bowel Obstruction

Bowel Obstruction

Your treatment will depend on the cause of your bowel obstruction. We may use minimally invasive or open surgery to clear the blockage and either repair or remove damaged parts of your intestine.

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Burn Skin Surgery

Burn Skin Surgery

Our burn care team will evaluate your condition and develop a personalized treatment plan to minimize your pain and recovery time and to ensure you have the best care possible.

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Complex Hernia

Complex Hernia

Complex hernia surgery often may be performed on an outpatient basis, to be followed by a minimal recovery period. Our surgical team will evaluate your specific condition and propose treatment options.

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Cyst Skin Surgery

Cyst Skin Surgery

Our general surgery team will diagnose your cyst or cysts, which may appear under the skin anywhere on the body. We then will develop a targeted treatment plan personalized for your condition.

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Femoral Hernia

Femoral Hernia

Femoral hernia surgery often can be performed on an outpatient basis, followed by a minimal recovery period. Our surgical team will evaluate your specific condition and propose treatment options.

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Gallstones

Gallstones

Our surgeons may use minimally invasive laparoscopic or robotic-assisted surgery to remove your gallbladder, the most common treatment to relieve the symptoms of gallstones.

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Incisional Hernia

Incisional Hernia

Incisional hernia surgery often can be performed on an outpatient basis, with a minimal recovery period. Our surgical team will evaluate your specific condition and propose treatment options.

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Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal Hernia

Our surgical team will evaluate your inguinal hernia and propose treatment options. If surgery is recommended, you may be able to go home on the same day and enjoy a quick recovery.

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Intestinal Fistula

Intestinal Fistula

A fistula that does not heal on its own may require surgery to remove it along with some of the surrounding intestinal tissue. Our surgeons may perform several procedures to complete the repair.

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Laceration Skin Surgery

Laceration Skin Surgery

Based on your medical history and other factors, our doctors will evaluate your wound and determine the best way to repair it, prevent infection and reduce scarring.

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Lipoma Skin Surgery

Lipoma Skin Surgery

Our general surgery team will diagnose your lipoma, a type of fatty lump under the skin, and develop a targeted treatment plan for you that may include tests to determine if the lump is cancerous.

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Lump Skin Surgery

Lump Skin Surgery

Our general surgery team will diagnose your lump and determine the best treatment based on whether it is a typical lump, or in rare cases, an indication of cancer.

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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis

If your chronic pancreatitis does not respond to medicine and you have dilated pancreatic ducts, we may recommend surgery to relieve blockage or to remove the pancreas, in part or entirely.

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Robotic General Surgery

Robotic General Surgery

When conducting robotic surgery, Orlando Health surgeons are able to perform general surgery with minimally invasive techniques. 

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Spleen

Spleen

When your injured or diseased spleen must be removed, you may qualify for minimally invasive surgery performed by our experienced doctors. This may reduce scarring and lessen your recovery time.

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Stomach Ulcers

Stomach Ulcers

While medication frequently resolves or improves ulcers, you may need emergency surgery if you develop a bleeding or perforated ulcer or if the outlet from your stomach is obstructed.

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Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery

Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery

If we determine your thyroid or parathyroid glands should be removed, our skilled surgeons may use minimally invasive methods that can reduce your post-operative pain and recovery time.

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Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical hernia surgery often can be performed on an outpatient basis, with a minimal recovery period. Our surgical team will evaluate your specific condition and propose treatment options.

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Ventral Hernia

Ventral Hernia

Ventral hernia surgery often can be performed on an outpatient basis, followed by a brief recovery period. Our surgical team will evaluate your specific condition and propose treatment options.

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