Open Accessibility Menu

Nicholas A. Smith, DO,CAQSM

About Nicholas

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Education Committee Member, American College of Sports Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Philosophy of Medicine

"As a Sports Medicine Physician, I enjoy working with athletes of all ages and skills, while incorporating the latest in clinical research and technology."

Locations Altru Professional Center, Altru Clinic | Devils Lake, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • College
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Environmental Health and Biochemistry Old Dominion University
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship
  • Traditional Rotating Internship Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency
  • Family Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Fellowship
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Diagnostic and Therapeutic
  • Regenerative Medicine, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Prolotherapy
  • Concussion Management
  • Pre-participation Physical Examinations
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Joint and Soft Tissue Injections
  • Visco-supplementation
  • Bone Health
58 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Overall Rating

4.9 out of 5
4.9 out of 5 Stars

Access to Timely Care


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Communicates Clearly


4.9 out of 5 Stars

Time with Provider is Meaningful


4.7 out of 5 Stars

Listens Well and is Respectful


4.9 out of 5 Stars


Reviews are collected from our patient experience survey results. Comments may be edited or omitted in some instances, for example to remove protected health information or a reference to irrelevant information. We do not alter any information that would change the meaning or sentiment of the comment.

  • 10/19/2022

    Dr. Smith is very caring, conscientious, considerate provider. He listens intently and has always provided the exact care I need when I needed it.

    Rating: 5
  • 07/30/2022

    Dr Smith is one of the best.

    Rating: 4.69
  • 06/03/2022

    Great experience with Nicholas Smith!

    Rating: 5
  • 05/13/2022

    Very positive experience here in Devils lake

    Rating: 5