Urologist and Orthopedist Join Auburn Hospital | Lifestyles

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Auburn Community Hospital announced the addition of two physicians to its affiliated practices.

Dr. Garrett Smith joined Upstate Urology of Auburn and the hospital. He comes from the Department of Urology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he completed his residency. The program is one of the best of its kind in the country, the hospital said in a news release, with the goal of building clinical expertise and emphasizing research.

Smith attended Camillus High School and said “it’s a privilege for me to provide care in a place so close to home.” He is accepting new patients at Upstate Urology at 161 Genesee St., Suite 106. To make an appointment, call (315) 567-0555.

“As a general urologist, I will be happy to see any patient or problem, from urologic cancers to stone disease and BPH/bladder outflow obstruction,” Smith said. “It is an honor to join the strong medical staff at Auburn Community Hospital.”

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Dr. Daniel Alexander also recently joined the hospital, joining Auburn Orthopedic Specialists.

Alexander received his medical degree from the University at Buffalo and completed his orthopedic training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He specializes in joint replacement surgery, including Rosa robotic total knee replacement, and has performed over 20,000 orthopedic surgeries in his career. He practiced in the Finger Lakes for 20 years, founding Finger Lakes Bone and Joint Center and Open MRI of the Finger Lakes. Since 2009, he has served as Chair of the Department of Orthopedics for the East Region of Rochester Regional Health.

“The Auburn Orthopedic Specialists team has built a first-class orthopedic practice, and I look forward to helping them grow,” Alexander said in a press release.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Dr. Alexander’s stature and experience join AOS and Auburn Community Hospital. His experience and insatiable desire to stay current with the latest orthopedic procedures and technologies will be a huge asset to our community,” said Scott Berlucchi. , president and CEO of the hospital.

Alexander will leave his current positions at Newark Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital and start at Auburn on October 3.

To make an appointment, call AOS at (315) 252-7559.

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