Robert O. Cone
Robert O. Cone is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University and attended Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. Internship and residency in Diagnostic Radiology were performed at the Bexar County Teaching Hospitals and Audie Murphy VA Hospital of the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he served as Chief Resident. He subsequently attended the University of California at San Diego where he completed a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology under the direction of Dr. Donald Resnick.
After, Dr. Cone was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he directed the Radiology Residency Program. He then entered private practice, introducing Musculoskeletal Radiology to the private practice of medicine in San Antonio. Working for many years and establishing strong relationships among orthopaedic surgeons in the area, Dr. Cone brings extensive knowledge and experience to the practice of musculoskeletal radiology.
Dr. Cone has authored or coauthored 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and nine book chapters, and has given over 30 invited lectures at national academic meetings. View articles by Robert Cone MD certified orthopedic radiologist.
Dr. Douglas K. Smith
Douglas K. Smith graduated from Wake Forest University Medical School. He pursued orthopedic residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Smith’s growing research interests in MRI and hand & wrist imaging lead him to pursue radiology residency training at the Mallinckrodt Institute at Washington University in St. Louis, where he continued his research and publishing and served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Smith was called to active duty during Desert Storm and served at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio. He taught residents and fellows in Orthopedics and Radiology and continued research in Orthopedic MRI. Dr. Smith has lectured extensively around the world and was inducted into the prestigious International Skeletal Society.
After leaving the Air Force, Dr. Smith joined private practice as an Interventional Spine Radiologist and became nationally recognized for perfecting the technique of percutaneous vertebroplasty and pain management procedures.
Dr. Smith’s clients have included the team doctors for professional sports teams including the San Antonio Spurs, the Dallas Cowboys and the US Ski Team. View articles by Douglas K. Smith certified orthopedic radiologist.