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Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery | Male

9218 Kimmer Dr Ste 107 Lone Tree, CO 80124 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

My mission is to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care of disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves through integrity, skill, and compassion.

Biography

Dr. Adam Smith, MD is a minimally invasive neurological spine surgery doctor who practices in Lone Tree, CO. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Sky Ridge Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center and Porter Adventist Hospital.

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    based on 47 total surveys (6 with reviews)
    Dr. Smith's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (6)
    Littleton, CO |
    Dr. Smith was extremely knowledgeable about Chiari, and ordered additional testing on my teenage daughter. The new tests showed she isn't a candidate for surgery at this time, so he encouraged her to be a teenager, live her life and have fun. If her symptoms get worse, we will re-evaluate. I appreciate that he didn't dismiss her since she's not a candidate for surgery yet, or push to have surgery before it's necessary.
    Denver, CO |
    Sought a surgeon offering minimally invasive surgery. I was impressed at the friendliness of his staff and ease in scheduling surgery. I'm a few months out and couldn't be happier with the results. Small incisions and I'm pain free. I have no reservations in recommending Dr. Smith to anyone.
    Littleton, CO |
    I was referred to this doctor by my pcp for chronic back pain. I was given 2 epidural nerve blocks... just enough to have a taste of how magnificent life could be without crippling pain (I am disabled)... Then his services just stopped.... If you're looking for arrogance, he & his office are perfect....
    Our office always attempts to provide conservative pain management options first. When a patient improves, as seemingly occurred in this instance, we often would not recommend surgery. However if the pain recurs, then we would encourage this patient or any other to come see us again to discuss pain management options. Of course not every patient is a candidate for surgery.
    in Littleton, CO |
    If I could take stars away I would!! This neurologist nearly killed my brother because of his ego!! He would not consult or allow another neurologist to see him!! I wouldn't allow him anywhere near your family.
    in D Denver Colorado |
    Dr. Smith likes to make sure he is still in his evaluation and I tell you everything he hopes to do to help you feel better
    He is the best!!! I had facial spasms for 5 years, I was prescribed too many and different medications, nothing worked. Neither botox. I was desperated and depressed, until I decided to get surgery. Dr Smith gave me confidence and faith. Recovery was quick, without complications or side effects. Dr. Smith changed mi life. Virginia Verduzco
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    Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

    My mission is to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care of disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves through integrity, skill, and compassion.

    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 Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Back Disorders
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Contusion
    • Cranial Diseases
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intracranial Tumor
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Malignant Tumor
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
    • Pinched Nerve
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Spine Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Education

    • Medical School
      Rush Medical College Of Rush University

      Graduated in 2005

    • Internship Hospital
      Rush University Medic

      Completed in 2006

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush University Medical Center

      Completed in 2011

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Rush University Medical Center Program
    • Undergraduate School
      University of Illinois

      Graduated in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Brain Aneurysms
    • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Tumor Pathology

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Acute Stroke Management
    • Aneurysm Clipping
    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cerebrovascular Surgery
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Microdiscectomy
    • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
    • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Degenerative Disc surgery
    • Disc Arthroplasty
    • Disc Replacement
    • Disc Surgery
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Failed Back Surgery Revision
    • Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
    • Hardware Removal
    • Herniated Disc Procedure
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hydrocephalus Surgery
    • Intracranial Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Microneurovascular Surgery
    • Microsurgical Procedure
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Microvascular Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Neck Surgery
    • Nerve Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Non-Operative Spine Treatment
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
    • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Pituitary Surgery
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
    • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
    • Shunts
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy