Dr. David Smith, MD

Dr. David Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. David Smith, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Charlotte, NC. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.Read his story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Contact Lens Fitting Services
very high
more than 97% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. He held a variety of positions, including Head of the glaucoma service at Bethesda Naval Hospital from 1988-1993. During that time he trained ophthalmology residents, conducted clinical research and treated various dignitaries including many members of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court and President H.W. Bush. He also served as an assistant clinical professor at USUHS, the military medical school, where he taught eye trauma and cataract surgery courses to medical students and ophthalmology residents. Upon retirement from the Navy, he moved to Charlotte in 1993. Dr. Smith's primary interests are general ophthalmology and the medical management of glaucoma."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Naval Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Charlotte, NC |
Great Doctor, took his time with me and explained things so that I understood what was going on; I highly recommend Dr. Smith.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smith accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice POS II
    Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
    Blue Options PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Wellpath Preferred PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
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Novant Health - Presbyterian Medical Center
200 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte, NC 28204
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