Dr. Alan L. Smuckler, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 63

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Dr. Smuckler's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Blount Memorial Hospital
907 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Woods Memorial Hospital
886 Highway 411 North
Etowah, TN 37331

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
East Tennessee Medical Group
East Tennessee Medical Group
266 Joule St
Alcoa, TN 37701
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Dr. Smuckler's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Smuckler

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smuckler & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Smuckler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Smuckler has admitting privileges:

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    • Blount Memorial Hospital

    • Woods Memorial Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smuckler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smuckler to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Smuckler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smuckler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Smuckler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    East Tennessee Medical Group
    266 Joule St
    Alcoa, TN 37701
    (865) 984-3864 (Office)
    (865) 380-2131 (Fax)
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    Under 10 minutes
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