Dr. Doug Smathers, MD

Dr. Doug Smathers, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

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

MultiCare South Hill Clinic

16515 Meridian E Ste 104A

Puyallup, WA 98375
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare

Learn about Dr. Smathers

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Top Care Areas

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

Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Smathers'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smathers "I try to educate my patients about their health whenever I can so that they feel they are partners in their care."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

33  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Valley Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Valley Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smathers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smathers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smathers to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smathers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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