Dr. Harold Smith, MD

Dr. Harold Smith, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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56 y/o
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Dr. Harold Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.

Covenant Medical Group

4408 6th St

Lubbock, TX 79416
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith strives to provide compassionate, evidence based neurosurgical care to his patients incorporating the latest technical advancments in the field. He was recipient of the Covenant Health System 2010 Award for Physician Excellence."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Univ Of Miss
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Mississippi Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
4.8
based on 22 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Smith and his team are amazing. Professional, experienced, and down right good people to be around. I can not believe I am already home and comfortable after my surgery on Monday. He cared and comforted my wife and son after the procedure and put them at ease. You will not find a better doctor...more
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I really would reconsider choosing this doctor again. The average wait in his waiting room for a scheduled apt is more than 3 hours. (There's a Rosa's next door). The guy is a pod in terms of bedside manner and other human-based interaction skills. He does not believe in effective pain management...more
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As the nature of this type of practice does require immediate response to emergency situations, we occasionally do have to deal with inconveniences or delays. We strive to make sure each and every patient has the opportunity to have a meaningful interaction with their physician. Regarding pain management, we subscribe to accepted guidelines put forth by the Texas Medical Board, one being avoidance of multiple physicians prescribing narcotic pain medications to the same chronic pain patient.

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Dr. Smith was very confident and understanding to my first and scary tumor. I like that he acknowledged everyone that was in the room with me. I knew he was the right doc from his hand shake. Not only from Dr. Smith but the nurses he worked with. The offices was very comfortable and felt like...more
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