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Dr. Lyman S.W. Smith Selected to Speak at
the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation
17th Annual Educational Conference

Raleigh, NC (October 15, 2012) - Lyman S.W. Smith, M.D. of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic was selected to speak at the 17th Annual North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference.  The conference, held at the Raleigh Convention Center from October 10-12, 2012, was intended to educate those who participate in the North Carolina workers’ compensation system regarding current rules, procedures, policies and forms and to provide an opportunity for dialogue among these participants. Dr. Smith was selected to address “Knee Arthroscopy- Knee Instability and Meniscal Injuries; Reaching Full Recovery.”

Dr. Smith is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery, sports medicine, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, knee arthroscopy and total knee replacement. Prior to joining Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in 1991, he received his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine; he completed his internship and residency at the University of Virginia, and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute.

Dr. Smith's interest in sports medicine started while playing four years of varsity football at Duke University. For two years, between college and medical school, he played professional football with the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings. He currently serves as a team physician for NC State University football team and the Garner High School football team. In addition, he is the team physician for the Carolina Ballet. For further details on Dr. Smith, please visit:

About Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic (ROC) is Wake County’s largest and oldest orthopaedic practice.  The orthopaedic surgeons of ROC are fellowship trained in their respective subspecialty areas, which include: foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spine, hip, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine, and pediatric orthopaedic care. Ancillary services include physical therapy, magnetic resonance imaging, radiology, shock wave therapy, and orthotics and pedorthics.  The Athletic Performance Center, a division of ROC, provides sports physical therapy and sports performance enhancement services for healthy and injured athletes.  ROC is the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Carolina Hurricanes, NC State University, the Carolina Ballet, the Carolina Roller Girls and multiple high school sports programs in Wake County.  ROC has offices in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, and Garner.  Complete Practice information is available at