John D. Smith, III

Nurse Practitioner

John D. Smith III (Jay) is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who specializes in orthopaedics at Mississippi Orthopaedic Institute located in Gulfport, MS. He is board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center and is licensed by the State of Mississippi.  

Jay completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of South Alabama and then his Master of Science in Nursing-Acute Care from the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. He also received his Registered Nurse First Assist certification from the National Institute of First Assisting. In addition to his superior education, Jay is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Combining strong nursing skills and vast professional experience, Jay is able to provide the best healthcare possible. He believes in maximizing conservative care before proceeding to the operative field and always treating each condition based on the patient’s specific needs.

Visit Jay at Mississippi Orthopaedic Institute today!