Dr. Charles Smith, MD

Dr. Charles Smith, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Charles Smith, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurology.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-7226

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 97% of peers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
more than 86% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Been a patient for 10 years. Dr Smith always goes over my MRI results with me and answers all my questions. He’s too the point and l appreciate that.
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I've been with Scripps for 6 years and have had 2 bad experiences. Both were with Dr. Smith. When I first saw him I didn't have a diagnosis. He was condescending and told me it was anxiety. Fast forward six years. I have a diagnosis and work well with my usual Neurologist. He's out and the staff...more
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Knew nothing about my rare brain injury, yet he tried to bluff his way through the consult.. Gave me info that even contradicted The Mayo Clinic!
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Had no clue about my medical issues. Gave wrong info about my problem.. Would not see him or refer anyone to him.
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