Meet Dr. T. Bryan Smitherman


Premedical Education

  • Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Science, 1988, Lubbock, Texas


Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, Doctor of Medicine, 1992, Galveston, Texas


Post Graduate Education

  • Internship and Residency: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 1992-1997


Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Lubbock-Garza-Crosby County Medical Association


Honors and Awards

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Resident of the Month, March, 1996
  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Mu Delta Honor Society, 1990-1992
  • Who's Who in American College and Universities, 1991
  • Presidential Nominee to The University of Texas System Board of Regent's Student Advisory Group
  • Texas Tech University
  • Dean's Honor Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Assn Scholarship recipient, 1984-88
  • Phi Beta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, 1984-85
  • Alpha Zeta Agriculture Honor Society, 1987-88
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, 1987-88
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1988
  • Texas Tech University Greek Men of the Year, 1988
  • Texas Tech University Student Assn. Outstanding Student Senator, 1988
  • McLean High School
  • McLean High School Outstanding Graduating Senior Scholarship recipient, 1984



  • "Evaluation of Effects of Tourniquet Uses on Thigh Circumferences" with James Slauterback, M.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • "Four Year Follow Up Study of First Metatareal Silicone Implant Arthroplastics for Treatment of Arthritic Foot Conditions" with Paul H. Schwarzentraub, DPM, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • "Gait Analysis of Children with Healed Congential Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia" with Charles Johnston, M.D., and Lori Karol, M.D., Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas


Hospital Privileges

  • Northstar Surgical Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • Covenant Health System, Lubbock, Texas
  • Lubbock Heart and Surgical Hospital, Lubbock, Texas
  • Grace Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas


Post op Knee at Lubbock Heart Hospital

Our Staff

Office Personnel
With over 30 medical and business staff employees, we'll make sure you receive the best in care. We will work hard for you!

Allied Health Staff
In our clinics, you will receive care from on-site therapists and other allied health staff.

Nursing Staff
Our Licensed Vocational and Registered Nurses maintain their doctor's performance.

Office Policies

Understanding Insurance
We accept many different forms of health insurance and will file your claim for you. Please have your insurance card and other information with you for your appointment. 
Office Policies 
Is the center wheelchair accessible? How are fees and co-pay amounts handled? Answers!
Registration Information 
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