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Clark Charles Smith, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine/Management, Interventional Spine Care, more

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CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US
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About Clark Charles Smith, MD


Clark Smith, MD, MPH, FAAPMR is an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He specializes in treating patients with acute and chronic sports and spine injuries. Dr. Smith is board certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He completed his undergraduate education at Duke University, received his M.D. and Masters of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Tulane University, underwent residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University where he also served as Chief Resident, and completed a multidisciplinary pain medicine fellowship at Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.


Dr. Smith has a special interest in pain and sports medicine. He uses a multidisciplinary non-operative approach to treating acute and chronic sports and spine problems. Depending on the scope and severity of the problem, treatment options may include individualized therapy programs, medications, or non-operative interventional procedures targeted at a particular injury or problem. Procedures that Dr. Smith performs include: ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided joint injections, Platelet Rich Plasma (PrP), spine injections, epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation, and many others. The goals of Dr. Smith's treatment are to help every patient achieve his or her highest level of performance and function.


Dr. Smith sees patients at CUMC's main campus at 180 Ft. Washington Ave, Suite 199, HP 182, and at CUMC's midtown campus at 51 W 51st st. between 5th and 6th ave., 3rd Floor. Call 212-305-3535 for an appointment.


Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Herniated Cervical Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Problem
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain, Acute
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Radiofrequency
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Root Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Point Injections

Education

  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hosptials
  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Medical School: Tulane University / School of Medicine

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Director, Interventional Spine
  • John A. Downey Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Outpatient Operations

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

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