Dr. Brian S. Smith, MD

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Dr. Brian S. Smith, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Gastroenterology Associates of the Piedmont, PA 1901 S Hawthorne Rd Ste 308, Winston Salem, NC 27103 Get Directions
(336) 448-2427

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Dr. Smith was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. He...   Read More

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      Dr. Smith accepts 39 insurance carriers

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      39 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
      • Buckeye Community Health Plan
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      • HealthSmart
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      • Optima Health
      • Peach State Health Plan
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      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology
      • Internal Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Gastroenterology
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Blood Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Celiac Disease
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colitis
      • Colon Cancer
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Diarrhea
      • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
      • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
      • Duodenal Ulcer
      • Duodenitis
      • Dysentery
      • Dysphagia
      • Enteritis
      • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Dilation
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Esophagitis
      • Food Poisoning
      • Gallstones
      • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastritis
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastroparesis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Malnutrition
      • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Salmonella Food Poisoning
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Enteritis
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Capsule Endoscopy
      • Colon Cancer Screening
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Colorectal Cancer Screening
      • Diagnostic Endoscopy
      • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
      • Endoscopic Polypectomy
      • Endoscopy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • ERCP With Spincterotomy
      • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Manometry
      • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
      • Screening Colonoscopy

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical University Of South Carolina

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2003

      • Residency Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University

        Completed in 2008

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Georgia

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

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

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      Dr. Smith says...

      Dr. Smith was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. He then completed his doctor of medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Following graduation, he completed an internal medicine residency, chief residency year, and gastroenterology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He joined the group in 2008.

      He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Affiliations include the American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology and Alpha Omega Alpha. Along with his gastroenterology practice, he has special interests in esophageal disorders, liver disease, and the biliary system. His hospital affiliation is with Forsyth Medical Center.

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      Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

      Our team of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive outpatient gastroenterology care at all locations of G.A.P. We value our relationships with our patients and referring physicians. We are committed to providing the highest quality and cost-effective healthcare to our community.