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Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH

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Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH

Clark Smith, MD, MPH, FAAPMR is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University 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.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Pain Medicine
Education And Training
2006 Tulane University School of Medicine
MD, MPH, Tulane University School of Medicine
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hosptials
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Clinical Expertise
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Physiatry Consult
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Rehabilitation Medicine
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Runner's Knee
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Injury
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Muscle Injury
Muscle Pain
Muscle Stiffness
Musculoskeletal Pain
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Neck and Back Pain
Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
Neck Pain, Acute
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Conduction Study
Second Opinions
Spine Problems
Spine Rehabilitation
Sports Injury
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Stress Fracture
Tennis Elbow
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injections
Spine Pain
Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
Shoulder Arthritis
Shoulder Disorder
Shoulder Injury
Shoulder Joint Instability
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Problem
Spinal Arthritis
Spinal Cord Stimulator
Spinal Disorder
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Root Block
Spinal Stenosis
Young Adults
Back Pain
Degenerative Spine Disease
Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
Disorder of Ligament of Shoulder
Disorder of Shoulder Joint
Elbow Joint Pain
Elbow Pain
Elbow Problem
Electromyography (EMG)
Degenerative Spinal Disorder
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Arthritis of Spine
Arthritic Rehabilitation
Disorder of Ligament
Back Pain In Pregnancy
Cervical Disc Herniation
Cervical Pain (Neck)
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Cervical Spine Disease
Cortisone Injection
EMG (Electromyography)
Golfer's Elbow
Hand Surgery
Joint Pain
Kinetic Chain Approach
Knee Injury
Knee Pain
Knee Problem
Low Back and Neck Pain
Lower Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Joint Ache
Interventional Pain Management
Herniated Cervical Disc
Herniated Disc, Cervical
Heel Pain
Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
Hip Pain
Hip Problem
Injury to Nerves
Head and Facial Pain
Injury of Muscle
Injection, Steroid, Spine
Sprains and Strains
Sports Injuries
Repetitive Stress Injury
Muscle Strain
Low Back Pain
Herniated Disc
Neck Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Local 1199
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-3535
Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 1-199
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Fax: (212) 342-1470
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 375
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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