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In response to employer requests and patient needs in the Alexandria area, Home Town Doctors has established an Industrial Medicine program here in Alexandria.

Robert C. Smith, MD is the medical director of Home Town Doctors: Industrial Medicine.  Formally the medical director of Rapides Industrial Medicine at Rapides Regional Medical Center and the Industrial Medicine Physician at Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists (OSMS), Dr. Smith trained at Charity Hospital in New Orleans as general surgeon and is experienced in treating acute injury and managing health problems that effect work performance.

A sought after speaker and educator, Dr. Smith has presented at national and international medical meetings on acute injury management and spine injury in the work place.  His recent transition to Home Town Doctors: Industrial Medicine facilitates the continuation of Dr. Smith's practice of Industrial Medicine in Central Louisiana.



Home Town Doctors: Industrial Medicine provides the following:

    • Acute care to workplace related trauma and injury
    • Pre-employment / Post offer physical examinations
    • Drug and alcohol testing
    • Vision screening
    • In-House digital radiography
    • Electronic medical records
    • Clinical management in return to work cases
    • Blood borne pathogen evaluation and management
    • Executive physical examination programs
    • Hospital privileges at Rapides Regional Medical Center and Cabrini
    • Physician supervised therapeutic exercise
    • Spine injury management
    • Musculoskeletal trauma: knees, shoulders, back, and neck pain
    • Laceration care
    • CDL / DOT and Non DOT physical exams
    • Flu shot vaccination program
    • Safety education
    • Workers' compensation and personal injuries