Dr. Desmond Smith, MD

Dr. Desmond Smith, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Desmond Smith, MD is a cardiology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1979 and specializes in cardiology, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.

45 Creekview Ct

Greenville, SC 29615

Contact Information

(864) 234-7474

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Malaise and Fatigue
high
more than 87% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 58% of peers
Iron Metabolism Disorders
normal
more than 50% 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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

91  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Echocardiography
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South 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

  • Columbia College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Harlem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Bowman Gray
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phyllis Wheatley Recognition Award for Community Service in the field of Medicine, 12/2000
  • Top Speaker for Bristol Myers Squibb on the topic of Hypertension, 2000 - 200
  • Charter Member Hypertension Specialist, 2009
Media & Publications
  • Waht are We to Do? Cardiovascular Disease Prevention., 2010
  • 24 Ambulatory Blood pressure Monitoring to Prevent Over treatment of White Coat Syndrome, 2011
  • Misunderstood, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
26 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Smith neither informed nor treated a condition that eventually worsened. His office doesn't work with patient's insurance and makes several filing errors. When presenting health and administration concerns, the doctor and his administrator often don't know anything and rarely follow-up when...more
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Dr. Smith is amazing. Flexible schedule, always on time and he's very educated. By far the smartest person I've ever met.
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Not worth the time.
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My mother is currently a patient of Dr. Smith. After many years of visiting other physicians, she was referred to his office. She has been satisfied with the care and treatment that she has received over the years.
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Dr.Smith , refused to treat me any longer because I cancelled 2 visits do to illness. Left me on steroids,fefused to give me a weaning schedule.I now have steroids induced osteoporosis and 3 compression fractures in my vertebrae in my spine. Due to his neglect. My life is ruined. BEWARE !!!!...more
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