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Dr. Jonathan Smerek

  • College: University of Notre Dame
  • Medical: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Internship: Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Residency: Ohio State University
  • Fellowship: Mercy Medical Center
  • Biography

    Dr. Jonathan Smerek was an engineering major who loved sports. He was captain of the track and field team at the University of Notre Dame while he got his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. Then he powered on to earn a master’s in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Today, Dr. Smerek can still enjoy his dual interests, in a specialty that reinforces his passion for helping others remain active and pain-free.

    A graduate of the medical school at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Smerek completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at The Ohio State University. He furthered his knowledge and skills during his foot and ankle fellowship with Dr. Mark Myerson and Dr. Cliff Jeng at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction in Baltimore.

    Dr. Smerek and his wife Carrie are both natives of Hiram, Ohio. They are the proud parents of two children, Bryce and Claire, with whom he is sharing his belief in the power of positive thinking and determination in achieving your goals in life. He works hard to balance his family life with his passion for creating a center for foot and ankle excellence at Methodist Sports Medicine.

    Areas of Focus

    • Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery
    • Achilles Rupture
    • Arthritis and Deformities of the Foot and Ankle
    • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Certifications

    Board Certified - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    State of Indiana Medical License
    State of Maryland Medical License


    Monogram Winner, 1991-1994, University of Notre Dame Track and Field
    Captain, Field Events, 1993-1994, University of Notre Dame Track and Field
    Cum Laude graduate, 1994
    University of Notre Dame Dean’s List – 1990-1994
    Knute Rockne Student/Athlete of the Year Award – Track and Field, 1993-1994

    Professional Associations:
    American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Young Physician Society

    Team Affiliations:
    Fishers High School
    Mt. Vernon High School
    Indiana State University

  • Speaking Engagements

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    Curriculum Vitae

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