Dr. Gerry Smith, MD

Dr. Gerry Smith, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Gerry Smith, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Portsmouth, VA. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

3315 High St

Portsmouth, VA 23707

Contact Information

(757) 399-0759

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% 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.

Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Prior to joining the Bon Secours Neuroscience Center for Pain Management, Gerry N. Smith, MD, served as a member of the consulting staffs of Mary Immaculate Hospital, Riverside Regional Medical Center, and Hampton Roads Specialty Hospital in Newport News, Va., as well as the medical staff of Riverside Rehabilitation Institute. Gerry N. Smith, MD, received his bachelor of science degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Smith completed a residency in internal medicine at Jewish Hospital, also in Cincinnati, and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Dr. Smith is board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also a member of the American Medical Association and the Virginia Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "The Bon Secours Neuroscience Center for Pain Management, the largest comprehensive pain management center in Hampton Roads, has been caring for patients suffering from chronic pain for 22 years. Focused on treating patients burdened with pain, our experienced neurologists are specialty trained in pain medicine and apply innovative methods to manage and relieve pain. Bon Secours Neuroscience Center for Pain Management provides treatments to patients experiencing all types of pain including abdominal, joint, back, neck, face and head pain."

1  Specialties

  • 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*

92  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
37 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (26)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Forces patients to do labor including labor that requires use of the back which causes patients more back pain. Do not visit unless willing to give up a pez dispenser. 1/10 rating I would only need his services if every other pain respecialist overdosed on ibuprofen. Beware of the Ger Bear(Jerry...more
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Dr. Smith is an asset to his industry. He is one of the best Doctors I have had the pleasure of working with. He is an upfront Dr. , he listens, he explains, he cares for your wellbeing.
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Dr. Gerry Smith is the best pain management doctor I had come encounter with. From the time I entered his practice there has not been a time they have not gone above and beyond to make sure that my needs were taken care of. He has wonderful bedside manner. He checked records and make sure that he...more
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