Dr. Gary Smoot, MD

Dr. Gary Smoot, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Gary Smoot, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1987 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

1110 SE Cary Pkwy Ste 103

Cary, NC 27518

Contact Information

(919) 297-0000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Smoot'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

28  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smoot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smoot's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smoot to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Smoot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Would not take my dog to see him. Rude unprofessional ,doesn't care about patients at all. If he wants to do a discoghram on you refuse and find another Dr.
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He takes time to explain procedures And answer your question And staff follows up after procedure
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I would definitely recommended Dr. Smoot as I was given his name from a friend that was treated by him last year. I'm dealing with a back issue for some time, been to other doctors; seeing better results with this doctor. I have found him and his nurse very pleasant. I feel that my pain issue and...more
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Dr. Smoot has not taken time to look into my situation. Without taking time to look into what my situation is, he simply refused to refill a pain med I have been taking for some time(it has been 33 days since last refill). He is covering for my regular doc while she is on vaca. He is rude and...more
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Spoke to me about politics during a steroid injection; was awkward as I'm at the opposite end of the political spectrum from him and as he had a 4-inch needle in me it didn't feel right to ask him to change the topic. He would also bill for 'long' visits when my appointments with him would be less...more
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