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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 44

9700 Park Plaza Ave Unit 103
Louisville, KY 40241
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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Smith Performs

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Health Louisville
4000 Kresge Way
Louisville, KY 40207

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
KS Eyeworks
KS Eyeworks
9700 Park Plaza Ave Unit 103
Louisville, KY 40241
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    2
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Glaucoma
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Trichiasis
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    2 Board Actions

    • Professional Misconduct  (8/9/2012)
    • Action Taken: Termination of an Agreed Order without restrictions, terms, and/or conditions
    • Summary: Smith, Kenneth R MD; License # 34564; Nature of Complaint: The physician has previously been disciplined for engaging in Professional Misconduct. Action Taken: The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has issued an Order Terminating Agreed Order.
    • State: Kentucky
    • Professional Misconduct  (6/2/2011)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Kentucky
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Charleston Area Med Center
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University Louisville
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    KS Eyeworks
    9700 Park Plaza Ave Unit 103
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502) 429-3937 (Office)
    (502) 429-3996 (Fax)
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