Vanessa Smith PA-C Orthopedic Surgery Sioux Falls SD

Vanessa Smith, PA-C

Treating the Hand, Wrist & Whole Person

Vanessa Smith is a physician assistant specializing in orthopedics.

She treats patients with conditions including:

  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Trigger finger
  • Mallet finger
  • Hand injury
  • Scaphoid fracture
  • Wrist fracture
  • Hand fracture
  • Wrist tendinitis

She works with Dr. Robert Van Demark Jr. but will frequently help other providers of the hand team. She provides workshops on splinting and casting for providers outside of orthopedics interested in one-on-one practice.

She completed the required rotations and chose elective rotations in orthopedics and also international medicine completing a four-week rotation in Punta Gorda, Belize. Upon graduation from PA school she worked with an outstanding hand surgeon in St. Paul, MN, for several years before joining the team at Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

 

Speaks: English

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