Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in rheumatology.

4 Vanderbilt Park Dr Ste 200

Asheville, NC 28803

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

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

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Smith Jr's conditions and procedures:

Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1996
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1996
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith Jr

4.0

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(10)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(3)

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Dr Smith has no empathy for his patients. He is taking me off my pain Meds which he prescribed me 10 years ago. Does not care about the pain I still have with all my conditions. I asked how bad in pain would a person with chronic daily pain have be in to get Meds from him...he said only if they...Read More
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When I first came back to NC in 2004, I had no insurance and I was introduced to a program called Project Access. Dr. Smith was assigned as my rheumatologist. I have always received excellent care from this doctor.
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Dr Smith doesn't factor in the human side of his patients. I truly believe that Smith sees his patients as host bodies with diseases. While Smith is extraordinarily bright, do not expect any empathy or other human(or humane) considerations.
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