Gerritt Smith, MD

Dr. Smith joined Lafayette Surgical Clinic in August 1984, and is a founding member of Unity Healthcare. For 35 years he enjoyed a broad general surgical practice including abdominal, chest, and vascular surgery, as well as laparoscopy, endoscopy, and robotic surgery. In April 2020, he left Lafayette Surgical Clinic to start Smith Wound Care, limiting his practice to wound care and hyperbaric medicine.


    University of Illinois, Urbana Illinois, Biochemistry 1970-1972
    Rush University, 1972-1976 Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine


    Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program - General Surgery - 1976-1977
    Indian Health Service, Oklahoma 1977-1979


    University of California San Francisco/San Joaquin Valley Program - General Surgery - 1979-1983


    UCSF/Fresno Veterans Administration Medical Center - Advanced General Surgery 1983-1984

Board Certifications:

    American Board of Surgery
    American Board of Wound Management

Professional Societies:

    Tippecanoe Medical Society
    Indiana State Medical Society
    Christian Medical and Dental Association

Professional Certifications:

    Certified, American Board of Surgery
    Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    Certified Wound Care Specialist - American Board of Wound Management

Practice Emphasis:

    Wound Care
    Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment
    Seeing patients at Franciscan East Advanced Wound Healing and IU Arnett Wound Care Center