Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 51
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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

Contact Information

(828) 258-9533

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

67  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith Jr

3.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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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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Deborah Rogers in Black Mountain, NC – May 20, 2016
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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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