Dr. Donald Smith, MD

Dr. Donald Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 80
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Dr. Donald Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1963 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2551 Greenwood Rd Ste 320

Shreveport, LA 71103

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Spondylosis more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1963 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Walter Reed Hospital
Residency Hospital
Tripler Usa Hospital
Internship Hospital
1963
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
Medical School
1963

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

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Well First Off This Dr Has NO Bedside Manners... Dry Cold And Totally Rude. Second, The Exam He Gave Me Was Horrible, I Was Going There To Schedule A Surgery, I Thought... Nope No Surgery, I Pray I Don’t Get Worse Off, He Barely Asked Me Questions, He Has Not A Clue To The Pain Im Going Through....Read More
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Dr Smith is a awesome surgeon, I trusted him with my life and I highly recommend him, very very happy patient. Sheryl Sweat
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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