1050 Las Tablas Road, Suite 12, Templeton, CA 93465
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Dr. N. Birrell Smith

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. N. Birrell Smith completed his undergraduate work at San Diego State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He received his Medical Doctorate from UCLA. He continued on to 5 years of postgraduate training at the University of Missouri Kansas City; Truman Medical Center. Dr. Smith is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and has been a Fellow since 1991. He has been serving San Luis Obispo County since 1993, and continues taking advanced post-graduate courses and seminars.


  • Undergraduate: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • Graduate School: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • Medical: University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA


  • General Surgery Internship: St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Missouri Kansas City – Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. N. Birrell Smith

N. Birrell Smith, MD

Dr. Smith specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics
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