Dr. Douglas Smith, MD

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Dr. Douglas Smith, MD
Dr. Douglas Smith, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

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9040 Jackson Ave

Tacoma, WA 98431

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Dr. Douglas Smith, MD

Dr. Douglas Smith, MD

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
10

Conditions Treated

  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
3.3
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Smith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Boise, ID |
Dr. Smith performed brain surgery to remove a tumor over 10 years ago and I appreciated his thorough explanation of the process and the care I received. I've had no significant problems following the surgery and live a very full life.
in Boise, ID |
During my spinal fusion Dr. Smith cut 2 nerve roots and caused a meningocele which paralyzed me from the waist down. Many surgeries later to repair the spinal fluid leak, I transferred my care to another neurosurgeon who also made some mistakes which caused 4 more surgeries. I now have an implanted morphine pump which somewhat controls the pain, but nothing can help the weakness in my legs or the neuropathy in my feet. He has been called a poor technician in surgery by other medical specs.
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