Richard C Smith, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae


Contact this IME Doctor

  • Phone: (407) 832-5014
  • Cell: (407) 832-5014
  • Fax: 407-613-2605
  • Website:

Other Locations: Orlando

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Orthopedics

Keywords/Search Terms: ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON Doctor Richard Smith is the founder and principal orthopedic surgeon of the Florida Center for Orthopaedics in Metrowest, Florida. The practice has logged over 30 years (and counting) of easing the musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of hundreds of ortho patients throughout Central Florida.

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania

License(s): FL

Years in Practice: 32

  • 30 years performing IMEs
  • 1500 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 90 times

IME Certification: Expert Medical Advisor (EMA) June 1998-present and Special Expert Witness (State of Florida)

Additional Information

Dr. Smith adds another decade onto that number with prior experience as Chief of Spinal Surgery at Orlando Naval Hospital – he was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve at the time. All of which is to say, quite simply, that Richard Smith, MD, is a board-certified orthopedics practitioner with 32 years under his stethoscope, and that is a boatload of experience. Dr. Richard Smith also offers expert services on IMEs, CMEs, QTCs, and Medical Reviews. Experience: . 30 + years performing IMEs . 1500 + IMEs performed . Deposed/Testified 100 + times Expert Medical Advisor (EMA) June 1998 – present Special Expert Witness (State of Florida)