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  • Post Graduate
    Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge, IA; PM&S-36, 2009

  • Graduate
    Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL; DPM, 2006

  • Undergraduate
    University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; BS, BA, 2001


  • Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

  • American Podiatric Medical Association

  • American Professional Wound Care Association

  • Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association

  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Society


About the Doctor


Dr. David Smith is the founder of Gateway Foot & Ankle Center. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, he graduated from the University of Memphis in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature. Dr. Smith continued his education at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Illinois.

He then completed his training in Iowa at the highest designation type podiatry residency, Podiatric Medicine & Surgery-36. There he acquired training in arthroscopic ankle surgery, internal and external fixation of foot and ankle trauma, Charcot reconstruction, adolescent and adult flatfoot correction, and extensive wound care/amputation prevention, besides the standard podiatry training for the surgical and non-surgical treatment of bunions, hammertoes, warts, plantar fasciitis, etc.

Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, assisting with Boy Scouts of America and assistant coaching baseball and softball. He is looking forward to raising his children locally and settling in for the long haul.