Dr. Harold Smith, MD

Dr. Harold Smith, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Harold Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.

Covenant Medical Group

4408 6th St

Lubbock, TX 79416
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Brain Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acromegaly
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Autoimmune Diseases
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Transplant
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Broken Neck
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Surgery
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Essential Tremor
Eye Cancer
Fracture
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hodgkin's Disease
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Hematoma
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Kidney Cancer
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Microneurovascular Surgery
Movement Disorders
Moyamoya Disease
Multiple Myeloma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelopathy
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Paracentesis
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Plasmapheresis
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Retinoblastoma
Salivary Gland Cancer
Scoliosis
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Transphenoidal Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.8

Based on 23 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Smith saved my daughter's life from complications of lupus. At first he may seem a little "rough" but he is not......he is a very brilliant and compassionate person.
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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...Read 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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Covenant Medical Group

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(806) 370-6186
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
FirstCare Health Plans
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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