Dr. Adam B. Smith, DO

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Bariatric Surgery | Male

Ultimate Bariatrics 2501 Parkview Dr Ste 560, Fort Worth, TX 76102 Get Directions
(817) 850-1100

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Our practice offers total care of the weight loss surgery patient including consults, surgery, nutrition & dietary counseling, surgical aftercare and adjustments, support groups as well as fitness education.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
3.1
based on 30 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Smith
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (27)
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in Comanche tx |
He didxmy lapband and was very kind eith great bedside manner, which is nor something you see these days.
in Stephenville |
I have been a patient since 2009. Overall I am very satisfied with my lap band experience. My only complaint is that when I have had fills, Dr Smith is the only one that has ever filled me tight enough. His schedule and mine do not always match. All others seem to listen when I approach the subject but after 3 to 5 fills at $150, they are either not understanding me or need further training or they like my money. This has occurred with PA's and other Dr's. I would still recommend this office!
Grapevine, TX |
Dr. Smith and staff are helpful and informative before surgery, however follow up appointments are very challenging. Wait times are LONG and billing is challenging. They listen to patient feedback while you are standing there but it doesn't seem to register with them. This may be normal for bariatric offices -- all about making money. He is a good surgeon. I felt safe and didn't have any complications (no infections or serious problems.) Research as much as possible beforehand.
in Ft Worth, TX |
He almost killed me. I ended up with peritonitis and MRSA (staph infection) in my abdomen. Tried to blame me stating I gave my self the infection. Had to have picc line for 2 weeks for home IV antibiotics. Zero compassion for my situation.
in Burleson, TX |
Office staff and nurses are rude. The reason the office manager doesn't have any complaints is because he never calls you back to get them. Was called and asked to come in early. I rearranged my schedule to accommodate and had to sit for an hour and 15 min. They actually saw me later than my original appt.
in Bedford, TX |
i would not consider recommending this surgeon. From the first phone call I had with his office staff it was obvious they do not care about the feelings of their patients. Amanda (customer service) is very rude, interrupts, and lies to her co-workers in order to justify her rudeness. Michelle (patient care rep.) and Matt (office manager) both stated that it was my fault for Amanda's rudeness and that they have never had a complaint against her. If you want good customer service don't go here.
Indianapolis, IN |
Dr. Smith did my Gastric Sleeve and I never met him until the day of my surgery. On the day of my surgery he was very short with my family once I came out of surgery. I asked many questions of his PA's about the procedure ahead of time and they were not able to answer most of them. If it were not for the fact that my primary care physician highly recommended him, I would have chosen a different surgeon. I have great trust in his medical experience, but he has no bedside manner at all.
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hernia
  • Obesity

Procedures Performed

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Osteo Med Center Of Tx Unthsc/Tco

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American College Osteopathic Surgeons

    Completed in 1997

    University Of Texas Southwestern

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Oklahoma

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Smith

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

Our practice offers total care of the weight loss surgery patient including consults, surgery, nutrition & dietary counseling, surgical aftercare and adjustments, support groups as well as fitness education.