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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 61

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Venice, FL 34285

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Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood, PA
Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood
436 Nokomis Ave S
Venice, FL 34285
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Breast Surgery
    • Breast Surgical Oncology
    • Burn Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Dermatologic Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery
    • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
    • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bowel Resection
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Chest Tube Insertion
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colostomy
    • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
    • da Vinci® Colectomy
    • da Vinci® Lobectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
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    • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound
    • Distal Pancreatectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Lipoma
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Small Cyst
    • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Excisional Biopsy
    • Extrapleural Lung Removal
    • Extremity Ultrasound
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastrotomy
    • Hemicolectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • In-Office Ultrasound
    • Intestinal Biopsy
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Lobectomy
    • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Biopsy
    • Lung Removal
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Lymph Node Resection
    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Mastectomy
    • Mediastinal Surgery
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Pancreatic Biopsy
    • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Pleural Biopsy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Port Removal
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Artery Angioplasty
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Segmentectomy
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Small Bowel Resection
    • Small Bowel Surgery
    • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
    • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stereotactic Biopsy
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Surgical Biopsy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thoracotomy
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thymectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound, Abdominal
    • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Venous Sclerotherapy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Whipple Procedure
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
    • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Appendicitis
    • Appendix Cancer
    • Arterial Thrombosis
    • Arteriovenous Fistula
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Biliary Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bowel Strangulation
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
    • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
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    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Stenosis
    • Cellulitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Appendicitis
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
    • ENT Cancer
    • Enterocutaneous Fistula
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Fistula
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
    • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
    • Groin Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatobiliary Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Fistula
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Large Bowel Obstruction
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymph Node Neoplasm
    • Lymphadomopathy
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Malignant Lung Cancer
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Mediastinal Tumors
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Metastatic Cancer
    • Mycosis Fungoides
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
    • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
    • Paraesophageal Hernia
    • Parasitic Appendicitis
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Small Intestine Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spleen Cancer
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thoracic Cancer
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thromboembolism
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymus Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Hernia
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
    • Venous Thrombosis
    • Ventral Hernia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • 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

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1975
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
    • German
    • Italian
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    8 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
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    Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood, PA
    Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood
    436 Nokomis Ave S
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 488-7742 (Office)
    (941) 484-7756 (Fax)
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