Dr. William Todd Smith

Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Starkville Orthopedic Clinic                                      2003-Present
  • Orthopedic Center of Starkville                               2002-2003


  • Fellowship, AO International, Johnson City, TN       2002
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, University              1997-2002               Medical Center, Jackson, MS
  • M.D., University Medical Center, Jackson, MS                                                1993-1997
  • B.A., Biology (summa cum laude), University of                                             1988-1992       Mississippi, Oxford, MS


  • Staff Physician, Oktibbeha County Hospital                                                  2002-Present        Starkville, MS
  • Staff Physician, North Mississippi Medical Center                                          2008-Present              West Point, MS
  • Executive Committee, Oktibbeha County Hospital                                        2010
  • Chief Resident, Department of Orthopedic Surgery                                       2002                    University Medical Center

Certification and Licensure

  • Fellow-American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons                                           2004-Present           Board Certification in General Orthopedics
  • Diplomate - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery                                       2004-Present
  • Subspecialty Certification-Sports Medicine                                                     2009                         Board Certification
  • Mississippi State Medical License                                                                    Active

Professional Membership

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Mississippi Orthopedic Society
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Prairie Medical Society

Professional Service

  • Gilbert’s Home Health                                                                                                               Advisory Board Member, 2003-2005
  • Preceptor for Mississippi State University Department of Kinesiology
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America-Bylaws Committee-2008
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine-Mississippi Delegate 2010


  • Siouffi SY, Smith WT, Skelton TN, Lehan PH, Markov, AK. (1993). Functional and Hemodynamic Effects of Nitroglycerin on the Hibernating Myocardium (abstract). Circ Res 41(4):720A.
  • Sud V, Tucci M, Freeland A, Smith T, Grinspun K. (2002). Absorptive Properties of Synovium Harvested from the Carpal Tunnel. Microsurgery, 22(7):316-319.
  • AANA Pearls contributor 2008.
  • Smith M, Smith WT. (2010). Rotator Cuff Tears: An overview. Orthopaedic Nursing, 29(5), 319-322.
  • Smith M, Smith WT. (2010). Emerging Techniques in Orthopaedics: Platelet Rich Plasma. Orthopaedic Nursing. Accepted for publication in 2011.


  • Paper- Biomechanical Testing of Suture Anchors: Effects of Suture Technique, Eyelet Design and Orientation. Mississippi Orthopaedic Society. April, 1999.
  • Acute Hand Injuries in Athletes. Mississippi State Sports Medicine Symposium. May, 2006
  • Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping. MHSAA District 4 Football Clinic. August, 2007.