Dr. Harvey E. Smith

Dr. Harvey E. Smith

Orthopedic Surgeon at Penn Medicine

Meet Dr. Harvey E. Smith

Dr. Smith is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Penn Medicine.

He provides expert treatment for back and neck pain, fitting treatment plans to your unique health situation.

Dr. Smith at a Glance

  • Whether you experience sciatica pain, failed back surgery syndrome, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, or any number of other painful spine conditions, Dr. Smith is determined to help you feel better.
  • He is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery.

Visit Dr. Smith for outstanding spine care.

Dr. Smith is a member of Penn Medicine.

Directions to our primary location in

Philadelphia, PA

How Dr. Harvey E. Smith Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • MD, Pennsylvania State University
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Rothman Institute/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Claudication
  • Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoporosis / Spinal Fracture
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis


  • Back Surgery
  • Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Spinal Disc Replacement
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Stabilization
  • Spine Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Harvey E. Smith

  • This provider was very knowledgeable, took time to answer all my questions. he certainly went above and beyond in explaining my condition. I would highly recommend him.
  • Dr. Smith was very patient and spent ample time with me concerning my problem. I have full confidence he will continue to give me the best care possible.

Accolades for Dr. Harvey E. Smith

Professional Distinctions

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, National
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, National
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, National
  • Association for Collaborative Spine Research, National
  • Lumbar Spine Research Spine Society, International
  • North American Spine Society, International
  • Orthopedic Research Society, International
  • Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration, National
  • Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, National
  • Philadelphia Spine Research Society, International
  • The American Orthopedic Association, National

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Best Doctors in America 2015, 2016

Office Information for Dr. Harvey E. Smith

Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
Eighth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Primary Location:

Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
Eighth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

Additional Locations

Penn Medicine Valley Forge
1001 Chesterbook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA 19312
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Profile last updated: April 16, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.