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Dr. Doug Smathers, MD

Dr. Doug Smathers, MD

Urology ·  Male · Age 47


Dr. Doug Smathers, MD is an urology specialist in Puyallup, WA. He specializes in urology.

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(253) 792-6650

Dr. Smathers accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Choice Care PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
ODS Health Plan
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Smathers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smathers treats Painful Urination (Dysuria) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smathers treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smathers treats Sleep Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smathers treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Urinary Incontinence

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smathers treats Urinary Incontinence more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Smathers treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Smathers' conditions and procedures:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

I try to educate my patients about their health whenever I can so that they feel they are partners in their care.


  • Urology

Board Certifications


Valley Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Valley Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Meharry Medical College
Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. Doug Smathers, MD
He starts out talking with you and understanding exactly what is bothering you. Then he educates about the issues you may or may not have. He explains what choices there are and helps you make a decision on how to proceed. The thing I like most is when you leave you know exactly what is happening...Read More
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