Eric B. Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement. He has published numerous articles and chapters and has presented at national/international meetings. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

The joint replacement surgeons at Rothman Orthopaedics collectively perform over 17,000 hip and knee procedures each year in both an inpatient and outpatient capacity. They continue to lead the way in advanced technologies and procedures, providing our patients with the safest, most effective methods to get you back to what you were.  Services offered include:

Hip:

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Posterior Hip Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Hip Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Hip Replacement
  • Anterolateral Approach
  • Direct Lateral Approach

 

Knee:

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Rapid Recovery Knee Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Knee Replacement
  • Quad Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • B.S., Lehigh University
  • M.D., Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Orthopaedic Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Joint Replacement, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

Titles & Certifications

  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Riddle Memorial Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Infection Society

Education

  • B.S., Lehigh University
  • M.D., Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Orthopaedic Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Joint Replacement, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

Titles & Certifications

  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Riddle Memorial Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Infection Society
Publications

Publications, peer reviewed:
1. Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Computer-Assisted Navigation in Patients with Deformities of the Femur and Tibia: An Alternative to Intramedullary Instrumentation.  Klein GR, Austin MS, Smith EB, Hozack WJ.  The Journal of Arthroplasty (21-2): 284-288, 2006 Feb
2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus after Joint Arthroplasty: Is Modern Imaging to Blame? Parvizi J, Smith EB, Pulido L, Mamelak J, Morrison WB, Purtill JJ, Rothman RH.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (463): 107-113, 2007 Oct
3. Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Do Size and Location of Embolus Matter? Pulido L, Grossman S, Smith EB, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Rothman RH.  American Journal of Orthopedics 39(4): 185-189, 2010 Apr
4. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis. Smith EB, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Journal of Trauma 70(6): e113-116. 2011 Jun
5. Is it Time to include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in TJA Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Journal of Arthroplasty, 27(8 Sup): 55-60. 2012 Sep
6. Mortality in Centenarians with Hip Fractures. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. Orthopedics, 36(3): e282-287. 2013 Mar
7. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Raphael IJ, Maltenfort MG, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins EA, Raphael I. Journal of Arthroplasty, 28(9):1482-5 2013 Oct
8. Operative Environment. Alijanipour P, Karam J, Llinás A, Vince KG, Zalavras C, Austin M, Garrigues G, Heller S, Huddleston J, Klatt B, Krebs V, Lohmann C, McPherson EJ, Molloy R, Oliashirazi A, Schwaber M, Sheehan E, Smith E, Sterling R, Stocks G, Vaidya S. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 32 Suppl 1:S60–80. 2014 Jan
9. Operative Environment. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Alijanipour P, Karam J, Llinás A, Vince KG, Zalavras C, Austin M, Garrigues G, Heller S, Huddleston J, Klatt B, Krebs V, Lohmann C, McPherson EJ, Molloy R, Oliashirazi A, Schwaber M, Sheehan E, Smith E, Sterling R, Stocks G, Vaidya S. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(2 sup):49-64. 2014 Feb
10. Aquacel Surgical Dressing Reduces the Rate of Acute PJI Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Case-Control Study. Cai J, Karam JA, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(6):1098-1100 2014 Jun
11. Performance Characteristics of Broth-Only Cultures after Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Cai J, Wynne R, Maltenfort M, Good R. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 472(11):3285-90. 2014 Nov
12. The Effect of Implementing a Multimodal Approach on the Rates of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Matsen Ko LJ, Hughes A, Yoo JY, Maltenfort M, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Journal of Arthroplasty, 31(2):451-5. 2016 Feb
13. Aspirin Can Be Used as Prophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Deirmengian GK, Heller S, Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Chen AF, Parvizi J.
Journal of Arthroplasty, 31(10):2237-40. 2016 Oct
14. Decreased Flexion Contracture after Total Knee Arthroplasty using Botulinum Toxin A: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Shafi KA, Greis AC, Maltenfort MG, Chen AF. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 24(10):3229-3234 2016 Oct
15. Are Preoperative Serologic Type and Screen Tests Necessary for Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients in Specialty Surgical Hospitals? Tischler EH, Chen AF, Matthews CN, Arnold WV, Smith EB. Journal of Arthroplasty. 31(11):2442-46. 2016 Nov
16. Double Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial of Peri-articular Injection vs Intra-articular infusion catheter for Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Kazarian GS, Maltenfort MG, Lonner JH, Sharkey PF, Good RP. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Aug 16;99(16):1337-1344
17. Septic Sacroiliitis in a 53-year-old Adult: A Case Report.  Lou J, Smith EB, Mehnert MJ, Simon JI. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2019 Feb;11(2):210-213
18. General Assembly, Prevention, Operating Room – Surgical Technique: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. Alaee F, Angerame M, Bradbury T, Blackwell R, Booth RE, Brekke AC, Courtney PM, Frenkel T Grieco Silva FR, Heller S, Hube R, Ismaily S, Jennings J, Lee M, Noble PC, Ponzio D, Saxena A, Simpson H, Smith BM, Smith EB, Stephens S, Vasarhelyi E, Wang Q, Yeo SJ. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Feb;34(2S):S139-S146
19. Proximal Tibial Replacement in Revision Knee Arthroplasty for Non-Oncologic Indications. Fram B, Smith EB, Deirmengian G, Abraham J, Strony J, Cross MB, Ponzio DY. Arthroplasty Today. 2020 Jan 28;6(1):23-35
20. Dual Mobility Bearing Articulations Result in Lower Rates of Dislocation After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney PM. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Oct 15;28(20):831-837
21. After Incision, the Skin Knife Blade is No More Contaminated than a Fresh Knife Blade. Smith EB, Russo KA, Maltenfort M, Sharkey PF, Rihn J. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jan 15;29(2):e98-e103
22. Can Adjunctive Perioperative Radiation Improve Range of Motion after Total Knee Revision for Arthrofibrosis? Smith EB, Martin D, Dinome J, Chen AF. The Knee. 2020 Oct;27(5):1426-1432.
23. Dual Mobility and Conventional Bearings have Comparably Low Dislocation Rates for Anterior-based Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Van Nest D, Li WT, Kozick Z, Smith EB, Hozack WJ, Courtney PM. J Arthroplasty. 2021 May;36(5):1695-1699.
24. Excellent Midterm Follow-Up for a New 3D Printed Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Restrepo S, Smith EB, Hozack WH. Bone and Joint Journal. 2021 Jun;103-B(6 Supple A):32-37.
25. Survivorship, Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of a Novel Cementless Metal-Backed Patella Design. Grau L, Ong A, Restrepo S, Griffiths S, Hozack WH, Smith EB. J Arthroplasty. 2021 Jul;36(7S):S221-226.

Publications, Non-peer reviewed:
1. Extensor Mechanism Allograft used to Treat a Medially Dislocated Patella after Total Knee Arthroplasty – A Case Report. Smith EB. The Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 43:82-83. 2013 May
2. The Role of Arthroscopy in Osteoarthritis. Kerr GJ, Lonner J, Smith EB. The Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 44:83-85. 2014 May

Pending Publication
1.    Performing Percutaneous Fixation of Femoral Neck Fracture under Local Anesthesia. Smith EB
2.    Save the Greater Trochanter – Modification of the Extended Trochanteric Osteotomy – A Case Report. Smith EB
3.    Robotic Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty: Patients’ Perspectives, Understanding, and Expectations. Abdelaal M, Smith EB, Lonner J, Star A, Good R, Sharkey PF
4.    Oral vs Intravenous Antibiotics for the Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Smith EB, Belden K, Purtill J, Courtney PM, Eralp I, Barnes A, Boyle E, Parvizi J
5.    The Frequency, Reasoning, and Impact of Repeated Radiographs at the Initial Orthopaedic Arthroplasty Visit. Yayac M, Smith EB, Star AM, Parvizi J, Saxena A – Accepted J Arthroplasty 2021

 


Abstracts/Posters Accepted for National/International Presentations:
1. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis.  Smith E, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Podium presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 2006
2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Coincidence? Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Podium presentation AAOS, March 2006
3. Safety of Vioxx in the Postoperative Period Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Vernick CA, Grunwald Z, Joshi A, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Poster AAOS, February 2007
4. Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Does Size and Location Matter? Pulido L, Smith EB, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. Podium presentation AAOS, February 2007
5-8. Is it Time to Include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Replacement Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Podium presentation Musculoskeletal Infection Society, August 2011; American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), November, 2011; AAOS, February 2012; and Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society (POS), April 2012
9. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins E, Raphael I. Podium presentation POS, April 2012
10-11. The Aquacel Ag Hydrofiber Wound Dressing with Ionic Silver Reduces the Rate of Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Cai J, Karam J, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Poster Eastern Orthopaedic Association (EOA). June 2012; and AAHKS Nov 2012
12. Mortality of the 100-year-old with Hip Fracture. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. Poster AAOS, March 2013
13. Is Gluteal Muscle Atrophy a Cause of Hip Fracture in Older Individuals? Chi AS, Morrison W, Smith EB, Parvizi J. Poster American Roentgen Ray Society. April 2013
14-17. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? Smith EB, Wynne R, Cai J, Maltenfort M, Good RP. Musculoskeletal Infection Society, Philadelphia, PA. August 2013; European Bone and Joint Infection Society, Prague, Czech Republic. September 2013; EOA (poster), Miami, FL. October 2013; AAHKS, Podium presentations Nov 2013
18. Direct Lateral Approach to the Hip. Smith EB. XXVI SICOT Triennial World Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Podium presentation November 2014
19. Aspirin May Be Adequate for Venous Thromboembolic Event Prophylaxis after Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Deirmengian GK, Heller S, Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Parvizi J. Podium presentation AAOS March 2015
20. Double Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial of Peri-articular Injection vs Intra-articular infusion catheter for Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Kazarian D, Sawan H, Lee J, Maltenfort M, Lonner J, Good R, Sharkey PF. Poster AAHKS November 2015
21. Decreased Flexion Contracture after Total Knee Arthroplasty using Botulinum Toxin A:
A Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Shafi KA, Greis AC, Maltenfort M, Chen AF. Podium presentation AAOS in Orlando, FL March 2016
22. Can Adjunctive Perioperative Radiation Improve Range of Motion after Total Knee Revision for Arthrofibrosis? Smith EB, Martin D, Dinome J, Chen AF. Podium presentation AAOS in New Orleans, LA March 2018
23. Dual mobility bearings result in lower rates of dislocation following revision THA. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney MP. Poster AAHKS in Dallas, TX Nov 2019
24. After Incision, the Skin Knife Blade is No More Contaminated than a Fresh Knife Blade. Smith EB, Russo KA, Maltenfort M, Sharkey PF, Rihn J. Poster at virtual AAOS meeting (COVID-19). Mar 2020
25. Minimum 5-year follow-up for a new cementless total knee replacement. Restrepo S, Hozack WH, Smith EB – Podium presentation The Knee Society, Sept 2020
26. Survivorship, Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of a Novel Cementless Metal Back Patella Design. Grau L, Ong A, Restrepo S, Griffiths S, Hozack WH, Smith EB. Podium presentation AAHKS, Nov 2020
27. Radiographic Films are Frequently Repeated at the Initial Orthopaedic Visit. Yayac M, Smith EB, Star AM, Parvizi J, Saxena A. Accepted for presentation Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Oct 2021

Presentation Awards:
1.    AAHKS 2019 Meeting. Best Poster Award – Revision Hip Category: Dual mobility bearings result in lower rates of dislocation following revision THA. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney MP.  AAHKS Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX, Nov 2019

Financial Grants Awarded:
1. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins E, Raphael I. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $22,000 for 2011-2012.
2. Botulinum Toxin A to Treat Flexion Contracture After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Study. Smith EB, Cai J, Greis A, Lonner J. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $47,030 for 2012-2014.
3. Comparing Pain Relief between Exparel® Injection vs. On-Q Catheter as the Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA): A Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Cai J, Lonner J, Good R, Sharkey PF. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $50,000 for 2013-2014.

Book Chapters
1. Hip Arthroscopy. Junaid Makda MD, Eric B. Smith MD, Khalid M. Yousuf MD,MS, Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS. Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p79-84. 2012
2. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Jess H. Lonner MD, Eric B. Smith MD. The Knee: Reconstruction, Replacement and Revision (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p45(1-12). 2012
3. Approach to the Knee: Management Algorithm. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p65-68. 2013
4. Chondromalacia Patella: Anterior Knee Pain in the Young Patient. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), Lippincott. p69-70. 2013
5. Prepatellar Bursitis: Housemaid Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p71-72. 2013
6. Overuse Syndrome of the Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p73-74. 2013
7. Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p75-77. 2013
8. Torn Meniscus. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p78-80. 2013
9. Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee: Osteoarthritis. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p81-83. 2013
10. Pes Anserinus Bursitis and the Swollen Knee: Effusion and Baker’s Cyst. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), Lippincott. p84-87. 2013
11. The Operating Room Environment. Ibrahim J. Raphael and Eric B. Smith. Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Practical Management Guide (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. p99-112. 2013
12. Patellofemoral Arthritis. Joseph A. Karam, Carlos A. Higuera, Eric B. Smith, Peter F. Sharkey. In: Klatt BA, ed. Total Knee Replacement. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 22(4):196-202. 2012
13. Operative Environment. Liaisons: Pouya Alijanipour MD, Joseph Karam MD; Delegates: Eric B. Smith MD, et al. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection (Editors/Chairs: Parvizi, Gehrke), publisher: Data Trace. pp83-123. 2013
14. Evolution of Total Hip Arthroplasty Implant Technology. Richard H. Rothman and Eric B. Smith. The Hip: Preservation, Replacement, and Revision (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Data Trace Publishing Company. pp2-1 to 2-11. 2015
15. Prevention of Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd edition, publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health. 2015
16. Management of the Stiff Knee Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD, Jenny Cai BS. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
17. Smoking Cessation. Pouya Alijanipour MD, Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
18. Postoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis. Danielle Y. Ponzio MD, Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
19. Operating Room Universal Precautions. Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
20. Prevention: Operating Room, Surgical Technique: Should the Knife Blade be Changed after Skin Incision for Deep Dissection? Francisco Rafael Grieco Silva MD, Snir Heller MD, Eric B. Smith MD, Tal Frenkel MD. Proceedings of the Second International Consensus Meeting (ICM) on Musculoskeletal Infection. Editor Javad Parvizi, Thorsten Gehrke. Data Trace Publishing Company 2018
21. Prevention of Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 3rd edition, publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health. 2020

Magazine Articles:
1. Should Vancomycin be a Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis for TJR Patients? AAOS Now, p17, January 2012
2. Laminar Airflow Linked to Decreased Intraoperative Contamination Rates. AAOS Now, October 2013
3. Broth-only Isolates Found Unreliable for Prediction of Infection after TJA Revision. Orthopaedics Today, p16. December 2013
4. Return to Daily Activities ASAP after Joint Replacement Surgery. Philadelphia Magazine. July 2014
5. Watch Out for Winter Falls. Women’s Health Source Magazine. Fall 2015
6. A Return to an Active Lifestyle Thanks to Rothman Institute at Riddle Hospital. Main Line Health
September 19, 2016
7. Is it Necessary to Use a Fresh Knife Blade after Incision to Reduce Infection Risk? AAOS Now 2020
8. 7 Ways to Treat Hip and Knee Conditions. USA Today Network. June 2020

Alternative Media:
1. Instructional DVD: Total Knee Arthroplasty Surgical Technique. Jefferson residency. 2005
2. Created database of 13,133 total knee and hip arthroplasty patients including complication rates at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 2000 through 2005.
3. Hip and Knee Pain.  The Sports Doctor TV Show.  WMCN-TV, 2009
4. Advancements in Joint Replacements.  The Doctor Show.  1210 AM Radio, 2010
5. Total Hip Replacement. The 10! Show. NBC TV Channel 10 Philadelphia, June 26, 2012
6. Total Joint Replacement. Maris Grove Talk Show. December 14, 2012
7. Treatment of Arthritis. Live TV Webchat. ABC TV Channel 6 Philadelphia, April 21, 2014
8. Rothman Institute Orientation Video. February 6, 2015
9. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Live Interactive National Radio Webcast. The Doctor Show, Sirius XM Radio channel 110. September 18, 2017
10. Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty – Pros and Cons. Live Interactive National Radio Webcast. The Doctor Show, Sirius XM Radio channel 110. April 8, 2019

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Publications

Publications, peer reviewed:
1. Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Computer-Assisted Navigation in Patients with Deformities of the Femur and Tibia: An Alternative to Intramedullary Instrumentation.  Klein GR, Austin MS, Smith EB, Hozack WJ.  The Journal of Arthroplasty (21-2): 284-288, 2006 Feb
2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus after Joint Arthroplasty: Is Modern Imaging to Blame? Parvizi J, Smith EB, Pulido L, Mamelak J, Morrison WB, Purtill JJ, Rothman RH.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (463): 107-113, 2007 Oct
3. Clinical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Do Size and Location of Embolus Matter? Pulido L, Grossman S, Smith EB, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Rothman RH.  American Journal of Orthopedics 39(4): 185-189, 2010 Apr
4. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis. Smith EB, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Journal of Trauma 70(6): e113-116. 2011 Jun
5. Is it Time to include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in TJA Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Journal of Arthroplasty, 27(8 Sup): 55-60. 2012 Sep
6. Mortality in Centenarians with Hip Fractures. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. Orthopedics, 36(3): e282-287. 2013 Mar
7. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Raphael IJ, Maltenfort MG, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins EA, Raphael I. Journal of Arthroplasty, 28(9):1482-5 2013 Oct
8. Operative Environment. Alijanipour P, Karam J, Llinás A, Vince KG, Zalavras C, Austin M, Garrigues G, Heller S, Huddleston J, Klatt B, Krebs V, Lohmann C, McPherson EJ, Molloy R, Oliashirazi A, Schwaber M, Sheehan E, Smith E, Sterling R, Stocks G, Vaidya S. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 32 Suppl 1:S60–80. 2014 Jan
9. Operative Environment. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Alijanipour P, Karam J, Llinás A, Vince KG, Zalavras C, Austin M, Garrigues G, Heller S, Huddleston J, Klatt B, Krebs V, Lohmann C, McPherson EJ, Molloy R, Oliashirazi A, Schwaber M, Sheehan E, Smith E, Sterling R, Stocks G, Vaidya S. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(2 sup):49-64. 2014 Feb
10. Aquacel Surgical Dressing Reduces the Rate of Acute PJI Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Case-Control Study. Cai J, Karam JA, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Journal of Arthroplasty, 29(6):1098-1100 2014 Jun
11. Performance Characteristics of Broth-Only Cultures after Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Cai J, Wynne R, Maltenfort M, Good R. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 472(11):3285-90. 2014 Nov
12. The Effect of Implementing a Multimodal Approach on the Rates of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Matsen Ko LJ, Hughes A, Yoo JY, Maltenfort M, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Journal of Arthroplasty, 31(2):451-5. 2016 Feb
13. Aspirin Can Be Used as Prophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Deirmengian GK, Heller S, Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Chen AF, Parvizi J.
Journal of Arthroplasty, 31(10):2237-40. 2016 Oct
14. Decreased Flexion Contracture after Total Knee Arthroplasty using Botulinum Toxin A: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Shafi KA, Greis AC, Maltenfort MG, Chen AF. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 24(10):3229-3234 2016 Oct
15. Are Preoperative Serologic Type and Screen Tests Necessary for Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients in Specialty Surgical Hospitals? Tischler EH, Chen AF, Matthews CN, Arnold WV, Smith EB. Journal of Arthroplasty. 31(11):2442-46. 2016 Nov
16. Double Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial of Peri-articular Injection vs Intra-articular infusion catheter for Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Kazarian GS, Maltenfort MG, Lonner JH, Sharkey PF, Good RP. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Aug 16;99(16):1337-1344
17. Septic Sacroiliitis in a 53-year-old Adult: A Case Report.  Lou J, Smith EB, Mehnert MJ, Simon JI. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2019 Feb;11(2):210-213
18. General Assembly, Prevention, Operating Room – Surgical Technique: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. Alaee F, Angerame M, Bradbury T, Blackwell R, Booth RE, Brekke AC, Courtney PM, Frenkel T Grieco Silva FR, Heller S, Hube R, Ismaily S, Jennings J, Lee M, Noble PC, Ponzio D, Saxena A, Simpson H, Smith BM, Smith EB, Stephens S, Vasarhelyi E, Wang Q, Yeo SJ. J Arthroplasty. 2019 Feb;34(2S):S139-S146
19. Proximal Tibial Replacement in Revision Knee Arthroplasty for Non-Oncologic Indications. Fram B, Smith EB, Deirmengian G, Abraham J, Strony J, Cross MB, Ponzio DY. Arthroplasty Today. 2020 Jan 28;6(1):23-35
20. Dual Mobility Bearing Articulations Result in Lower Rates of Dislocation After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney PM. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Oct 15;28(20):831-837
21. After Incision, the Skin Knife Blade is No More Contaminated than a Fresh Knife Blade. Smith EB, Russo KA, Maltenfort M, Sharkey PF, Rihn J. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Jan 15;29(2):e98-e103
22. Can Adjunctive Perioperative Radiation Improve Range of Motion after Total Knee Revision for Arthrofibrosis? Smith EB, Martin D, Dinome J, Chen AF. The Knee. 2020 Oct;27(5):1426-1432.
23. Dual Mobility and Conventional Bearings have Comparably Low Dislocation Rates for Anterior-based Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Van Nest D, Li WT, Kozick Z, Smith EB, Hozack WJ, Courtney PM. J Arthroplasty. 2021 May;36(5):1695-1699.
24. Excellent Midterm Follow-Up for a New 3D Printed Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Restrepo S, Smith EB, Hozack WH. Bone and Joint Journal. 2021 Jun;103-B(6 Supple A):32-37.
25. Survivorship, Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of a Novel Cementless Metal-Backed Patella Design. Grau L, Ong A, Restrepo S, Griffiths S, Hozack WH, Smith EB. J Arthroplasty. 2021 Jul;36(7S):S221-226.

Publications, Non-peer reviewed:
1. Extensor Mechanism Allograft used to Treat a Medially Dislocated Patella after Total Knee Arthroplasty – A Case Report. Smith EB. The Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 43:82-83. 2013 May
2. The Role of Arthroscopy in Osteoarthritis. Kerr GJ, Lonner J, Smith EB. The Jefferson Orthopaedic Journal, 44:83-85. 2014 May

Pending Publication
1.    Performing Percutaneous Fixation of Femoral Neck Fracture under Local Anesthesia. Smith EB
2.    Save the Greater Trochanter – Modification of the Extended Trochanteric Osteotomy – A Case Report. Smith EB
3.    Robotic Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty: Patients’ Perspectives, Understanding, and Expectations. Abdelaal M, Smith EB, Lonner J, Star A, Good R, Sharkey PF
4.    Oral vs Intravenous Antibiotics for the Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Smith EB, Belden K, Purtill J, Courtney PM, Eralp I, Barnes A, Boyle E, Parvizi J
5.    The Frequency, Reasoning, and Impact of Repeated Radiographs at the Initial Orthopaedic Arthroplasty Visit. Yayac M, Smith EB, Star AM, Parvizi J, Saxena A – Accepted J Arthroplasty 2021

 


Abstracts/Posters Accepted for National/International Presentations:
1. Delayed Surgery for Patients with Femur and Hip Fractures – Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis.  Smith E, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ. Podium presentation American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 2006
2. The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolus Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Coincidence? Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Podium presentation AAOS, March 2006
3. Safety of Vioxx in the Postoperative Period Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J, Vernick CA, Grunwald Z, Joshi A, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Poster AAOS, February 2007
4. Embolus after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Does Size and Location Matter? Pulido L, Smith EB, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. Podium presentation AAOS, February 2007
5-8. Is it Time to Include Vancomycin for Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Replacement Patients? Smith EB, Wynne R, Liu H, Good R. Podium presentation Musculoskeletal Infection Society, August 2011; American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), November, 2011; AAOS, February 2012; and Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society (POS), April 2012
9. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins E, Raphael I. Podium presentation POS, April 2012
10-11. The Aquacel Ag Hydrofiber Wound Dressing with Ionic Silver Reduces the Rate of Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty. Cai J, Karam J, Parvizi J, Smith EB, Sharkey PF. Poster Eastern Orthopaedic Association (EOA). June 2012; and AAHKS Nov 2012
12. Mortality of the 100-year-old with Hip Fracture. Tarity TD, Smith EB, Dolan K, Rasouli MR, Maltenfort M. Poster AAOS, March 2013
13. Is Gluteal Muscle Atrophy a Cause of Hip Fracture in Older Individuals? Chi AS, Morrison W, Smith EB, Parvizi J. Poster American Roentgen Ray Society. April 2013
14-17. Positive Culture from the Liquid Medium Only after Total Joint Arthroplasty Revision: Is It Reliable? Smith EB, Wynne R, Cai J, Maltenfort M, Good RP. Musculoskeletal Infection Society, Philadelphia, PA. August 2013; European Bone and Joint Infection Society, Prague, Czech Republic. September 2013; EOA (poster), Miami, FL. October 2013; AAHKS, Podium presentations Nov 2013
18. Direct Lateral Approach to the Hip. Smith EB. XXVI SICOT Triennial World Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Podium presentation November 2014
19. Aspirin May Be Adequate for Venous Thromboembolic Event Prophylaxis after Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Deirmengian GK, Heller S, Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Parvizi J. Podium presentation AAOS March 2015
20. Double Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial of Peri-articular Injection vs Intra-articular infusion catheter for Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Smith EB, Kazarian D, Sawan H, Lee J, Maltenfort M, Lonner J, Good R, Sharkey PF. Poster AAHKS November 2015
21. Decreased Flexion Contracture after Total Knee Arthroplasty using Botulinum Toxin A:
A Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Shafi KA, Greis AC, Maltenfort M, Chen AF. Podium presentation AAOS in Orlando, FL March 2016
22. Can Adjunctive Perioperative Radiation Improve Range of Motion after Total Knee Revision for Arthrofibrosis? Smith EB, Martin D, Dinome J, Chen AF. Podium presentation AAOS in New Orleans, LA March 2018
23. Dual mobility bearings result in lower rates of dislocation following revision THA. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney MP. Poster AAHKS in Dallas, TX Nov 2019
24. After Incision, the Skin Knife Blade is No More Contaminated than a Fresh Knife Blade. Smith EB, Russo KA, Maltenfort M, Sharkey PF, Rihn J. Poster at virtual AAOS meeting (COVID-19). Mar 2020
25. Minimum 5-year follow-up for a new cementless total knee replacement. Restrepo S, Hozack WH, Smith EB – Podium presentation The Knee Society, Sept 2020
26. Survivorship, Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of a Novel Cementless Metal Back Patella Design. Grau L, Ong A, Restrepo S, Griffiths S, Hozack WH, Smith EB. Podium presentation AAHKS, Nov 2020
27. Radiographic Films are Frequently Repeated at the Initial Orthopaedic Visit. Yayac M, Smith EB, Star AM, Parvizi J, Saxena A. Accepted for presentation Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Oct 2021

Presentation Awards:
1.    AAHKS 2019 Meeting. Best Poster Award – Revision Hip Category: Dual mobility bearings result in lower rates of dislocation following revision THA. Li WT, Kozick Z, Sherman M, Restrepo C, Smith EB, Courtney MP.  AAHKS Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX, Nov 2019

Financial Grants Awarded:
1. The Effect of Laminar Air Flow and Door Openings on Contamination in the Operating Room. Smith EB, Maltenfort M, Honsawek S, Dolan K, Younkins E, Raphael I. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $22,000 for 2011-2012.
2. Botulinum Toxin A to Treat Flexion Contracture After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Study. Smith EB, Cai J, Greis A, Lonner J. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $47,030 for 2012-2014.
3. Comparing Pain Relief between Exparel® Injection vs. On-Q Catheter as the Postsurgical Analgesia following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA): A Randomized Controlled Trial. Smith EB, Cai J, Lonner J, Good R, Sharkey PF. Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation of the Bryn Mawr Hospital. Awarded $50,000 for 2013-2014.

Book Chapters
1. Hip Arthroscopy. Junaid Makda MD, Eric B. Smith MD, Khalid M. Yousuf MD,MS, Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS. Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p79-84. 2012
2. Patellofemoral Arthroplasty. Jess H. Lonner MD, Eric B. Smith MD. The Knee: Reconstruction, Replacement and Revision (Editor: Parvizi), publisher: Slack. p45(1-12). 2012
3. Approach to the Knee: Management Algorithm. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p65-68. 2013
4. Chondromalacia Patella: Anterior Knee Pain in the Young Patient. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), Lippincott. p69-70. 2013
5. Prepatellar Bursitis: Housemaid Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p71-72. 2013
6. Overuse Syndrome of the Knee. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p73-74. 2013
7. Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p75-77. 2013
8. Torn Meniscus. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p78-80. 2013
9. Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee: Osteoarthritis. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), publisher: Lippincott. p81-83. 2013
10. Pes Anserinus Bursitis and the Swollen Knee: Effusion and Baker’s Cyst. Jess H. Lonner MD and Eric B. Smith MD. Primary Care Orthopedics (Editors: Lotke, Abboud, Ende), Lippincott. p84-87. 2013
11. The Operating Room Environment. Ibrahim J. Raphael and Eric B. Smith. Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Practical Management Guide (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. p99-112. 2013
12. Patellofemoral Arthritis. Joseph A. Karam, Carlos A. Higuera, Eric B. Smith, Peter F. Sharkey. In: Klatt BA, ed. Total Knee Replacement. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 22(4):196-202. 2012
13. Operative Environment. Liaisons: Pouya Alijanipour MD, Joseph Karam MD; Delegates: Eric B. Smith MD, et al. Proceedings of the International Consensus Meeting on Periprosthetic Joint Infection (Editors/Chairs: Parvizi, Gehrke), publisher: Data Trace. pp83-123. 2013
14. Evolution of Total Hip Arthroplasty Implant Technology. Richard H. Rothman and Eric B. Smith. The Hip: Preservation, Replacement, and Revision (Editor Parvizi), publisher: Data Trace Publishing Company. pp2-1 to 2-11. 2015
15. Prevention of Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd edition, publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health. 2015
16. Management of the Stiff Knee Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD, Jenny Cai BS. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
17. Smoking Cessation. Pouya Alijanipour MD, Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
18. Postoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis. Danielle Y. Ponzio MD, Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
19. Operating Room Universal Precautions. Eric B. Smith MD. Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty. Editor Javad Parvizi. Jaypee Medical Publishers 2016
20. Prevention: Operating Room, Surgical Technique: Should the Knife Blade be Changed after Skin Incision for Deep Dissection? Francisco Rafael Grieco Silva MD, Snir Heller MD, Eric B. Smith MD, Tal Frenkel MD. Proceedings of the Second International Consensus Meeting (ICM) on Musculoskeletal Infection. Editor Javad Parvizi, Thorsten Gehrke. Data Trace Publishing Company 2018
21. Prevention of Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Eric B. Smith MD. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 3rd edition, publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health. 2020

Magazine Articles:
1. Should Vancomycin be a Routine Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis for TJR Patients? AAOS Now, p17, January 2012
2. Laminar Airflow Linked to Decreased Intraoperative Contamination Rates. AAOS Now, October 2013
3. Broth-only Isolates Found Unreliable for Prediction of Infection after TJA Revision. Orthopaedics Today, p16. December 2013
4. Return to Daily Activities ASAP after Joint Replacement Surgery. Philadelphia Magazine. July 2014
5. Watch Out for Winter Falls. Women’s Health Source Magazine. Fall 2015
6. A Return to an Active Lifestyle Thanks to Rothman Institute at Riddle Hospital. Main Line Health
September 19, 2016
7. Is it Necessary to Use a Fresh Knife Blade after Incision to Reduce Infection Risk? AAOS Now 2020
8. 7 Ways to Treat Hip and Knee Conditions. USA Today Network. June 2020

Alternative Media:
1. Instructional DVD: Total Knee Arthroplasty Surgical Technique. Jefferson residency. 2005
2. Created database of 13,133 total knee and hip arthroplasty patients including complication rates at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 2000 through 2005.
3. Hip and Knee Pain.  The Sports Doctor TV Show.  WMCN-TV, 2009
4. Advancements in Joint Replacements.  The Doctor Show.  1210 AM Radio, 2010
5. Total Hip Replacement. The 10! Show. NBC TV Channel 10 Philadelphia, June 26, 2012
6. Total Joint Replacement. Maris Grove Talk Show. December 14, 2012
7. Treatment of Arthritis. Live TV Webchat. ABC TV Channel 6 Philadelphia, April 21, 2014
8. Rothman Institute Orientation Video. February 6, 2015
9. Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis. Live Interactive National Radio Webcast. The Doctor Show, Sirius XM Radio channel 110. September 18, 2017
10. Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty – Pros and Cons. Live Interactive National Radio Webcast. The Doctor Show, Sirius XM Radio channel 110. April 8, 2019

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