Peter Smith, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWHc

About Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith lives in Decatur, Georgia with his wife Robin and their daughter Chloe. He served as a podiatric surgeon in the United States Army for over 4 years. He is involved with his local community and Greater Atlanta Veteran community. In his free time, Pete enjoys soccer, golf and spending time with his family.

Dr. Smith’s personal interests include:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Pain
  • Wound Care
  • Foot and Ankle Fractures and Trauma
  • Bunion Correction
  • Hammertoe Correction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Foot Arthroscopy
  • Ingrown Toenail Correction
  • Flat Foot Reconstructive Surgery

Professional Statement

“I love what I do! I strive to treat my patients the way I would want my family treated, providing the highest quality care custom-tailored to the individual and their specific needs and goals. I pride myself in building trust with my patients, their friends & family as well as the other healthcare providers in the area.

Education

Dr. Smith graduated from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a doctorate in podiatric medicine. He completed his 3-year Podiatric Surgical Residency with Rearfoot and Ankle at Reading Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center outside of Philadelphia. Dr. Smith attended Penn State University for undergraduate.

Board Certifications

Dr. Smith is Board Certified Fellow in Foot and Reconstructive/Rearfoot and Ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also certified in Wound Care by the Council for Medical Education and Testing.

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Henry Medical Center, Stockbridge, GA
  • Rockdale Medical Center, Conyers, GA
  • Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Newnan, GA
  • Piedmont Atlanta
  • International Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Jonesboro, GA

2019-Present:

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences – Department of Surgery
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Bethesda, MD

2018-2022:

SSM Depaul – Department of Podiatry
Attending Physician
St. Louis, MO

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Smith served in the United States Army as a podiatric surgeon and Chief of Orthopedics and Podiatry at the Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital in South Korea, the Chief of Podiatry at Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Missouri and as Chief Resident during residency. During his time in the Army, Dr. Smith served as the Deputy Consultant to the Surgeon General for Podiatry.