Dr. Eric Smith, MD

Dr. Eric Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Eric Smith, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

135 W Ravine Rd Ste 2-C

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Smith'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. Smith "I work to assure that each experience with a patient is a positive one. I will take the time to make sure that you understand your condition and the options for treating it. My goal is to make your vision as nearly perfect as possible."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis

20  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Lsu Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Lsu Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had LASIK and had excellent results. Dr. Smith explained what to expect and I am very pleased.
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