Dr. Derek Smith, MD

Dr. Derek Smith, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Derek Smith, MD is a neurology specialist in Norwich, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

1 Towne Park Plz Ste 4

Norwich, CT 06360

Contact Information

(860) 886-1433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 96% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/1/2015
    Amount or Range: Below Average
    State: Connecticut
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

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Presbyterian Hospital In The City Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In the approximately 15 minutes the doctor spent with me as a new patient, I found his attitude dismissive with an almost scripted speech about my condition. Towards the end of his talk/minimal exam he told me that was all he had to say, I asked him if it was ok for me to ask him questions about...more
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Diagnosed my wife with MS prescribed immunosuppressant meds which did nothing and made her sick. Had little to offer by way of suggestions. Never mentioned two very common meds prescribed to MS patients that had the symptoms that my wife complained of. Baclofen and Carbamazepine were prescribed...more
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