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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 44

1 Childrens Pl Fl 1st
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Dr. Smyth's Experience

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Dr. Smyth's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Smyth Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Hospital Quality

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Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Saint Louis Children's Hospital
1 Childrens Place
Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
NEURO SURGERY
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
1 Childrens Pl Fl 1st
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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    Dr. Smyth's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    2
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
    • Birth Defects
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Congenital Anomaly
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Meningiomas
    • Neuropathic Diseases and Disorders
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Temporal Lobe Seizure
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • NIH NRSA 1 F32 NS11067-01, 2001
    • Epilepsy and Behavior
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Medical Science Monitor
    • Epilepsia
    • American Journal of Medical Genetics
    • Neurosurgery
    • Neurobiology of Aging
    • Pediatrics
    • Clinical Dysmorphology
    • Journal of Neurosurgery
    • Childs Nervous System
    • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Epilepsy Research
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Ucsf Medical Center
    Complete in 2002

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Alabama Hospital
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    Cornell University
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smyth & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Smyth's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Barnes Jewish Hospital

    • Saint Louis Children's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 12 Star Ratings
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    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smyth to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Smyth's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Smyth

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    12 responses

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    NEURO SURGERY
    WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    1 Childrens Pl Fl 1st
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 454-2810 (Office)
    (314) 454-2818 (Fax)
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