Dr. Smith is one of the very few Whiplash and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Specialists in the Austin Area
Dr. Aaron Smith received post graduate education and training through the prestigious Spine Research Institute of San Diego studying under the guidance of Dr. Arthur Croft, PhD, DC, MS, MPH, FACO. During his training with Dr. Croft, Dr. Smith completed the certification program titled 'Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology'.
This Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology series consisted of 4 modules covering the following topics:
1. Whiplash Advanced Topics: The Fundamental Science
2. Management Principles in Personal Injury and Forensic Documentation
3. Principles in Impairment Rating and Forensic Reporting
4. Medicolegal Fundamentals for Practitioners and Forensic Experts
In addition to completing the 4 module program Dr. Smith holds a certificate of advanced certification thorough the SRISD.
Dr. Smith attained post-doctorate certification in MRI Spine Interpretation and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
To objectify the presence of soft tissue injuries and provide the best care possible to our patients, Dr. Smith utilizes scientifically validated testing, procedures, and guidelines. These include:
The most advanced diagnostic technology including Computerized Radiographic Mensuration Analysis (CRMA) to objectively grade the severity of ligament injury.
Thorough consultation with the patient including present and past pertinent medical history.
Periodic and consistent orthopedic and neurological evaluations to document case progression.
We adhere to nationally recognized care guidelines for whiplash injuries.
Education: Would you like to bring you and your staff "up to speed" with all of the research based information in regards to common med-legal topics? Dr. Smith would be happy to meet with you and your staff to go over his medical - legal newsletter.
Case Review and Narrative Reports: If Texas Spine & Injury Center is the treating facility, all cases are concluded with a comprehensive narrative report. If we are not the treating facility and you would like an expert opinion, a Plantiff IME, case review, and narrative report can be provided.
Consultation: Dr. Smith is available for general consultation to help answer questions associated with mechanism of injury, causality, and bodily injury.