Ricardo Rodriguez, MD

Ricardo Rodriguez, MD

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic

(855) 296-5446 


Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
8080 Bluebonnet Blvd. 
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(855) 296-5446 
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Dr. Christopher Smith is a third-generation orthopedic surgeon, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, both of whom were leaders in the local medical community. Dr. Smith specializes in adult and pediatric orthopedics and serves as the team physician for Spring Woods High School in Spring Branch ISD. Additionally, he donates his time to Operation Rainbow and other humanitarian medical missions in developing countries worldwide, providing orthopedic intervention to indigent children and young adults suffering from congenital abnormalities and untreated chronic injury.


  • Bachelor of Science in BiologyTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Doctor of Medicine: Tulane University School of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)


  • Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics (New Orleans, LA)
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics (Houston, TX), Sports Medicine


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow ~ American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Former Team Physician, St. Michael's High School
  • Associate Team Physician, Dunham School
  • East Baton Rouge medical Society
  • Board Member, Louisiana Orthopaedic Association, 2nd Vice President
  • Board Member, Clinical Orthopaedic Association