Dr. Anthony Smartnick III, MD

Dr. Anthony Smartnick III, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
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Dr. Anthony Smartnick III, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in psychiatry.

1 Akron General Ave

Akron, OH 44307

Contact Information

(330) 344-7738

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Impulse Control Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
more than 86% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
more than 85% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.


  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Univ Hosps Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Univ Hosps Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smartnick III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smartnick III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smartnick III to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Smartnick III's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Akron, OH
I have seen Dr Smartnick for over 4.5 years. He has helped me deal with some of the most difficult experiences of my life such as post traumatic stress related to domestic violence. He takes time to listen to me and conceptualizes things in a way that help me understand my feelings and how to cope....more
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in Seville, oh
This doctor should have his license taken away. He is a liar, reckless, and has probably caused more harm then good. Please check out any business this sorry individual works for because if they would hire him I would assume there standards are as low as his.
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in Barberton, OH
I was sent to Dr. Smartnick by my primary care 5 years ago and having never had a psychiatrist, I didn't realize how poorly I was being treated for my depression/anxiety. -does not spend time with patients -does not listen at all - he is constantly talking over you -never knows what you are on...more
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Horrible experience! Shouldn't be allowed to call himself a doctor! I needed serious help and he did the exact opposite.
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in Akron, OH
This individual is one of the most arrogant people I've met in my 49 years. Unfortunately for society, he's in a field where recommendations don't apply and he doesn't have to follow patient or family wishes, he can do what he desires (charge insurance). He has taken the power that we've given...more
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