Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coral Springs
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coral Springs
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coral Springs

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthritis, Surgical And Non Surgical Treatment
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cartilage Transplantation
  • Deformity Correction
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot And Ankle Fusions
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Microsurgical and Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Reconstructive Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Reconstruction
  • Trauma Treatment
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acute Foot Pain
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Arthritis and Total Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Bone Lesions
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • Ankle Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Ankle Osterochondral Lesion
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Tendon Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Athletic Foot Injury
  • Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures
  • Calcaneus Fractures
  • Clawtoes
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Malunion
  • Foot & Ankle Fractures Nonunion
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Osteoarthritis
  • Foot Sprain/Strain
  • Foot Trauma
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Neuromas
  • Orthobiologics
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendonitis
View all 37 Specialties +


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About Niall Smyth, MD

Dr. Niall Smyth trained in both the United States and the United Kingdom. He graduated with merit from the University of Newcastle Medical School in England and started his surgical residency at Charing Cross Hospital - Imperial College in London, the most selective training program in the country. He then completed a post doctoral research fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, one of the top ranked hospitals for orthopaedics in the United States. During this time he pursued cutting edge research with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes. Dr. Smyth finished his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Miami, training in one of the busiest orthopaedic trauma centers in the nation. This was followed by a foot and ankle fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, one of the oldest and most prestigious foot and ankle training centers in the world. 

Dr. Smyth's specialty of interest is foot and ankle, specializing in minimally invasive surgery, fractures, cartilage repair, total ankle replacements, and lower extremity reconstructions. 

His experience has allowed him to treat a variety of orthopaedic conditions, affecting all types of patients from the professional athlete to the weekend warrior. Training at world-renowned tertiary referral centers means that Dr. Smyth has experience treating both straightforward injuries, as well as complex revision cases.

Dr. Smyth is dedicated to improving patient outcomes and providing the best possible care, both non-surgical and surgical. He has accomplished this through extensive research and his commitment to finding better solutions. Dr. Smyth has published more than 60 research articles and book chapters, and presented his research over 100 times in 10 different countries. His research has won multiple awards, both national and international. This has allowed him expertise in the latest advances in care, including the use of platelet-rich plasma and stem cell therapy. 
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Baltimore, MD USA

Residency - University of Miami
Orthopaedic Surgery
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - Hospital for Special Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship
New York, NY USA

Internship - Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College London
London, United Kingdom

Medical Education - University of Newcastle School of Medicine
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/24/2020, Dr. Smyth has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

290 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

51 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr. Smyth is wise beyond his years. I am very impressed with his knowledge and level of care he provides

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

I really liked this doctor,first time visit.He listened,showed me xrays,made suggestions.Took time.I was surprised & happy that the doctor didn't have his head stuck in a computer like my primary Dr does

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

so happy with the results great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Smyth took care of my problem immediately with knowledge and showed me care and solutions to overcome the situation. I would highly recommend Dr. Smyth to everyone who needs this type of service.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Had good rapport with Dr. Smythe

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Smyth was awesome. I was afraid I had permanently damaged my ankle and he assured me all would be well. He explained the extent of my ankle injury, next steps, and follow up. I left feeling reassured and in a much better brace for my ankle.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Niall Smyth was fantastic. He had treated my wife with a similar condition and her condition improved tremendously. From the time I received the treatment it looks like my condition will also improve to the same level. Highly recommend Dr. Smyth...

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have Dr. Smythe on their staff!!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Smyth was very attentive to my problem and express concern about my health and gave me what I needed to get better

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

excellent provider

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

A wonderful experience with Dr Smyth. very caring, friendly and smart Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr. Smyth explained my injury and ways to treat it clearly so and informed decision could be made.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr. Smyth took the time to meet me, explain treatment options and move quickly to the next steps. My injury needed a sooner than later treatment for best results.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

For orthopaedic injury, wondered how Dr. could confirm diagnosis without in person visit. Based on our conversation and having the ER Dr. report, I was comfortable with the video call.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

great service from Dr. Smyth office and staff.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Symth is truly exceptional professional expert detailed precise & yes kind & thorough

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

I feel blessed to have Dr Symth as my physician & he is so tuned in to my rheumatoid arthritis that is causing my issues plus having my wife in the car talking via cell he so wanted her to have her questions & concerns addressed

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

I thought Dr Smythe was excellent

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Everything was done very professionally. First information, then ex-rays. then the doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Smyth treated me with respect. He explained my test results in a way that I could understand. He spent as much time as I needed without feeling rushed.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

everything went smoothly....I made appointment with wrong Dr. and they rerouted me to the correct doctor with no problems....

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

excellent doctor. understood my problems, took X-rays, gave good advice.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Alena and Dr Smythe were compassionate, very well helpful and took the time we needed to answer all the questions we had. We are very happy with their care and and would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Loved this doctor very thourgh, mindful and great at explaining my problem and solution in a wasy I understood

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Dr Smyth was incredible being prepared for my care even though it was my first visit. He is extremely knowledgeable about Ehlers Danlos Syndrome which I have. thank you Dr Smyth.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr Smyth is great. very helpful, listens to the patients and knowledgeable. the whole staff was warm and helpful. specially Isidra Rueda from the front desk.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

I recommend Dr. Smyth. I received a cortizone injection on May 8. I can feel the benefits right away.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2020

We live about 90 miles from the Cleveland Clinic and the virtual visit is a great option for follow up visits with the provider

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Dr Smyth and his team have been wonderful to work with, and they've willing you take the time to address all of my questions and follow-up.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Dr Smyth is knowledgeable, caring and patient. great experience.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Dr. Smyth and his staff have always attended to my needs without delay, and I think that is so important especially going through my injury, Dr. Smyth and his staff were always attentive to my needs. Thank you Dr. Smyth, Elena and staff.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Dr Smyth was very thorough in explaining my treatment plan. he answered all my questions. he was very gentle when he removed my stitches. he showed compassion and care for me.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

grateful for the quick service to get into see the doctor. great bedside manner

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr Smyth was very attentive, reasonable, and caring. I feel quite comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

my appointment with Dr. Smyth was great and very professional. he explained in great detail everything I needed to know

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr Smyth explained the upcoming surgery in detail and my recovery as well. It was so helpful to know what to expect.Nitha in scheduling was more than helpful Both of them were so very pleasant, professional and obviously most competent in their respective jobs.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

I have already been telling people in Vero Beach about Dr Smyth and the staff members and the C C facility in Coral Springs. I urge them to go there.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Good experience overall from Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Great communication with Doctor. Offered clear and concise information

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr Symth was coutesious and showed concerned and answered my questions. He was able to offer me support and treatment for my pain.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Smyth used the internet to show recommended type of foot pad and described in helpful detail how to place it. Although the details seemed like common sense, they provided anticipatory guides that were essential for eliminating lots of trial and error frustration. I appreciate Dr. Smyth's expertise and professionalism in treating a common, yet painful problem.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr. Smith is very professional, has a wonderful sense of humor, made me feel very comfortable

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I have already recommended friends and family. This doctor and his assistant are very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

I've already recommended Dr. Smyth! He's fantastic! provides patient-centric care not a one size fits all game plan. He's pleasant, clearly explains everything, doesn't rush, reads his patient so he tailors his interactions to them. THE BEST!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Dr. Smyth was very personable and caring. Answered all my questions and concerns. Very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr. Smyth was extremely professional, detailed oriented and kind. His service was exceptional and he always took time with me and never appeared rushed. H took time to answer all my questions and concerns. He did not have the bedside manner of many surgeons, which is poor or godlike. He was amazing!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

They took very good care of me in the Doctor's office

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Dr. Smyth was very knowledgeable and helpful about my situation

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

I was so happy with Dr Smyth who was very very knowledgable about my Charcot Joint foot. He explained what was going on with my foot and the next steps that could be taken once the open wound on the bottom of my healed. I along with my daughter and friend were very impressed with him. He made me feel at ease and gave me choices. He and one other Doctor where the only ones on my insurance plan that covered this problem, he was closer and also the fact he was associated with Cleveland Clinic made a difference. I am happy with my choice.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Smyth found the right spot for my cortisone injection in the right ankle. I received several shots by different Drs, in the last 10 years and it was successful only 2 times ( Dr. Arjun Srinath on 03/21/18 and today by Dr. Niall Smyth).thank you so much.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Smythe to all friends and family

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