Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

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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 23 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board 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:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 23 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
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1996
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%
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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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Hendersonville, NC

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