Dr. Brian Smith, MD

Dr. Brian Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Brian Smith, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8 Medical Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 88% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Smith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Medication Issues
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • University of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Med College of GA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
82 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
    (79)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Treated me like a human being and was willing to listen to and respect me. I didn't want sedation during cataract surgery, and he was OK with that. Most doctors would have already left on a power trip and done it 'their way' instead of mine.
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i am a relatively new patient, in that i have had two exams. after the last exam (jan.2016) i was told my cataracts were ready for surgery. surgery was scheduled within a month. i am totally pleased with the results, as well as my new prescription. i have worn glasses since i was 17. i am now 74,
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The Asheville EYE Associations group is very well organized and handled my check-in very smoothly. Dr. Smith was neat and friendly. He obtained good background information about my eyes by asking questions, and conducted a careful and through eye examination. Since I had no eye problems needing...more
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I can enthusiastically recommend Dr. Smith for any kind of eye care. He is skillful, professional, and very kind, and he has an excellent staff. My recent cataract surgery was, thanks to all of them, virtually free of stress or discomfort. I feel so lucky to have found Dr. Smith.
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