Dr. Eric Smith, DO

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 41

613 23rd St Ste 440
Ashland, KY 41101
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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY 41101

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Tompkins & Wheeler Mds
Tompkins & Wheeler Mds
613 23rd St Ste 440
Ashland, KY 41101
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vaginectomy
    • Wound Repair
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

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

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wv Sch Of Osteo Med
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

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    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Smith

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Tompkins & Wheeler Mds
    613 23rd St Ste 440
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 329-2888 (Office)
    (606) 329-2890 (Fax)
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