Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD

Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD

Bariatric SurgeryMaleAge 63

Accepting new patients

Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Park Rapids, MN and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wayne State U, School of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Smith to book an appointment.

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Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic

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(218) 325-2277
Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic705 Pleasant Ave S Park Rapids, MN 56470
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominoplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Abdominoplasty more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Incisional Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Incisional Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphangioma
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Megacolon
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Smith accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
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Cigna PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Wayne State Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1983
Wayne State U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (218) 325-2277, and for other questions, call (218) 732-2800.

Does Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Smith has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Smith's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Smith frequently treats Abdominoplasty, Intestinal Obstruction, and Incisional Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Smith treats.

Where is Dr. Daniel A Smith, MD's office located?

Dr. Smith's office is located at 705 Pleasant Ave S, Park Rapids, MN 56470. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes, MN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average