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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:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
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
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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
high
high

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.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Smathers' Reviews

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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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