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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

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Dr. Smythies' Experience

Dr. Smythies' Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
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  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
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  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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  • 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 Birmingham
Graduated in 1983

Internship Hospital

Baptist Health System
Complete in 1984

Residency Hospital

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Complete in 1988

Undergraduate Schools

Vanderbilt University
Graduated in 1978
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Smythies & Staff

  • English
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