Dr. Ernest Smoot III, MD

Dr. Ernest Smoot III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ernest Smoot III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery.

4150 Nelson Rd Bldg 2

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 478-5577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
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more than 81% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
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more than 79% of peers
Skin Cancer
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more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
10

Conditions Treated

15

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smoot III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smoot III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smoot III to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smoot III's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Irving, TX
Called the office due to a referral from my insurance staff is snotty and rude, if the staff is like that imagine the service you are going to get def looking for a different Dr to handle my surgery
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