SurgeonMasters was developed by Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC, a practicing orthopaedic trauma surgeon and physician coach.

Learn more about the organization and our services below.

Contact SurgeonMasters by calling (858) 300-2299 or email


As one of the leading healthcare professional wellness companies in the world, SurgeonMasters supports the healthcare professional and their commitment to outstanding patient care, providing personalized coaching and wellness services.


An optimal healthcare practice consists of managed frustration, a strong sense of control, excellent patient care, and a steady rhythm between personal and professional life.

Foundational Pillars


  • Knowledge

  • Experience

  • Coaching

  • Leadership Training

  • Performance Training

  • Resilience Training


  • Guidance

  • Encouragement

  • Camaraderie

  • Confidentiality

  • Non-judgement

  • Accountability


  • Accelerated Success

  • Connection

  • Goal Setting

  • Networking

  • Problem Solving

  • Synergy

Moving. Forward. Together. Coaching moves you from where you are to where you want to be.

Coaches evaluate your current practice, support the development of goals, assist you in creating an action plan with next steps, and offer support during implementation.

The 8 PRACTICEs is the signature performance improvement methodology developed by Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC. This awareness tool helps practice assessment and incremental adjustments in behavior.

Blogs tackle issues affecting the well-being of surgeons and provides actionable strategies to prevent burnout.

The SurgeonMasters podcast, Life Improvement Strategies for the Surgeon Who Wants More features special guests and unique educational topics with tips to create a highly successful and sustainable surgical practice.

The latest news about SurgeonMasters community.

Burnout Prevention, Resilience Training, Wellness Resources and Research.

Wellness Program - WellnessEdge

The WellnessEdge™ is a wellness and resilience training program designed and led by SurgeonMasters founder, orthopaedic trauma surgeon, and coach, Jeffrey M. Smith, MD, FACS, CPC. Jeff and invited experts raise awareness of key issues in medicine that impact wellness and deliver strategies to apply to your career and life.

What is Wellness to YOU? Wellness is a state of being that can be practiced in almost endless ways.

Read stories from your colleagues, and submit your own!


Interested in working with SurgeonMasters? Follow the links below or contact SurgeonMasters by calling (858) 300-2299 or email

Contact SurgeonMasters by calling (858) 300-2299 or email