Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, PA

David M. Smink, MD, FAAOS

David M. Smink, MD, FAAOS - Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group - Full Service Orthopedic Care - Orthopedic Surgeons


College: Amherst College, Amherst, MA – 1990
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH- 1995
Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL – 2000
Fellowship: Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Medicine, Boston, MA - 2001

Dr. Smink joined the practice in 2005. He graduated with Honors from Amherst College where he was captain and MVP of the varsity ice hockey team. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and served as Vice President of the Alpha Omega Alpha honors medical society local chapter.

He trained in orthopaedic surgery at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago and then completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at Harvard University-Massachusetts General Hospital, which afforded him the opportunity to be a team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, and the Harvard University Department of Athletics.

Away from the office and operating room, Dr. Smink continues to share his love of ice hockey with the youth teams that he coaches.


  • Manstein Family Award - Amherst College - Excellence in Pre-Medical Studies and Athletics
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society -  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Chief Resident - Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery - Shady Grove Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • MedChi (Maryland Medical Society)

Procedures/Special Interest

  • Youth and Adult Athletic Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
  • Joint Replacements
  • General Orthopaedics