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Surgeon returns to HRRMC medical staff

Jerry Smith, D.O., Ph.D., FACOS, a board-certified general surgeon, has joined Karen Johnson, M.D., in the HRRMC General and Trauma Surgery practice. Dr. Smith will perform endoscopy procedures and provide emergency and trauma surgery at the hospital.Jerry Smith

From October 2012 to December 2016, Dr. Smith provided general surgery at HRRMC while employed with Surgical Specialists of Colorado. He is now employed by the hospital.

Dr. Smith earned his osteopathic medical degree from Oklahoma State University. He completed his medical training at Oklahoma State University Medical Center and the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Over the years, Dr. Smith has volunteered on numerous surgical missions to Guatemala, Kenya, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. He has also worked in a trauma hospital near Mosul, Iraq.

Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Smith earned his Ph.D. in biology from the University of North Texas and was a biology professor.

Dr. Smith’s offices are located in the hospital in the HRRMC General and Trauma Surgery Clinic. For more information or to make an appointment, call (719) 530-2000 and choose option #1.