Dr. Bryson Smith, MD

Dr. Bryson Smith, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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61 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Bryson Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

Utah Spine Care

4403 Harrison Blvd Ste 1815

Ogden, UT 84403
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • PEHP
  • SelectHealth

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
very high
more than 89% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 87% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 84% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "My mission as a neurosurgeon is to relieve pain and human suffering. To this end, I will do everything possible to accurately diagnose your problem and educate you about appropriate treatment options. My goal is to find the least invasive treatment that has the highest likelihood of solving your problem. Sometimes this involves surgery. If you place your trust in me as your surgeon, I must be worthy of that honor. While no one can guarantee surgical outcomes, I promise to do everything within my power to ensure that your surgery is carried out with perfection."

5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Univeristy Of Utah Ut
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Clinical Instructor at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My younger brother had brain surgery and most of a tumor removed. Dr Smith said this is a turminol tumor. Dr Smith refuses to sign papers so Kevin can get some help financially. How Mary others are waiting.
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Several years ago I had a ruptured lumbar disc that had migrated around the spinal cord that resulted in a partial paralysis of one leg, and when Dr. Smith saw the MRI he arranged immediately for a late-afternoon surgery to clean out the ruptured portion of the disc, and I remember his sense of...more
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