Dr. Donald Smith Jr., MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 53

1109 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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Dr. Smith Jr.'s Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hardin Memorial Hospital
913 N Dixie Ave
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Eye Physicians Of Elizabethtown
Eye Physicians Of Elizabethtown
1109 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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    Dr. Smith Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Esotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Floaters
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    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hypertropia
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • 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

    Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Smith Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith Jr. to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Dr. Smith Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Smith Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Eye Physicians Of Elizabethtown
    1109 Woodland Dr
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    (270) 765-6066 (Office)
    (270) 737-2354 (Fax)
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