Dr. David Smith, MD

Dr. David Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Smith, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ventnor City, NJ and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4807 Atlantic Ave Ste 1

Ventnor City, NJ 08406

Contact Information

(609) 823-8488

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

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
3.7
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Smith's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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Dr. Smith is not only an excellent eye care specialist....he is a compassionate and caring man...he dealt with my fear of surgery in a professional and understanding way...I have and would continue to recommend him....he is the best
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in Absecon, NJ |
I have been to him many times he s has always stepped up from a scratch to removals of foriegn bodies inbedded in my eye he s always made sure i received the best of care and advise i cant say enough about his service to me. All i can say is a big thank you for the many years he s been seeing me!
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in Egg Harbor Township, NJ |
I began seeing Dr Smith 39yrs ago for very painful eye herpes. I had many flare-ups thru the years. Some were so severe I had to see him a few times a week. one Sunday I was having a prob, he saw me at his home.He treated my eye & I made it thru another attack with very little scarring to my...more
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Margate City, NJ |
Smith destroyed my mother's eyesight. Botched her cataract surgery. Incompetent and rude. Steer clear! Can I give zero stars?
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smith accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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