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Kaleb Smithson, MD

1506 Dodson Ave.
Fort Smith, AR 72901

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(479) 709-7000



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Kaleb Smithson, MD

In general, my practice philosophy is to treat each patient with compassion and kindness. My goal is to implement my training and knowledge base to provide each patient with individualized treatment plans – from practical to innovative solutions for a wide range of the simplest to most complex conditions.

Dr. Kaleb Smithson earned a medical degree and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He was inspired to go into health care by his mother who is a physical therapist. Dr. Smithson worked part-time as a physical therapy technician during college and saw how improving a patient’s hand function could dramatically improve their quality of life.

Dr. Smithson’s hobbies spending time with his family, enjoying the outdoors, hiking, grilling, fishing, and playing sports with his two girls.


Orthopedic Surgery – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship – Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center

Degree Origin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Educational Specialties


Practicing Specialties

Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist, Orthopedic Surgery

Practicing Health Concerns

Acute Sprains, Arthritis, Bursitis, Complex Reconstructive Surgery, Congenital Issues, Dislocations, Fracture Fixation, Hand and Wrist Pain, Instability, Joint Injections, Joint Replacement, Ligament Repair, Mass Excision, Masses and Tumors, Minimally Invasive Nerve Decompression, Nerve and Arterial Repair, Osteoarthritis, Small Joint and Wrist Arthroscopy, Soft Tissue and Flap Coverage, Sports Injuries, Tendon Repair, Tendonitis, Workplace Injuries

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery