Dr. Ian Smith, MD

Dr. Ian Smith, MD

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Dr. Ian Smith, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Sandpoint, ID and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, orthopedic surgery, and more.

420 N 2nd Ave Ste 300

Sandpoint, ID 83864

Contact Information

(208) 265-7010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Kootenai Clinic is a network of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are employed by Kootenai Health and provide care to patients throughout the Inland Northwest."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

117  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Joint Drainage
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
22 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

From the moment Dr. Smith walked in, it was obvious he was not interested in talking and wanted to get rid of me as quickly as possible. Despite a sleep study that clearly said I’m having trouble breathing at night, he decided 2 minutes of talking to me was enough to show that I’m breathing fine...more
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My first visit with Dr Smith. I found him caring and concerned without being heavyhanded. Very friendly and cheerful. Knowledgeable about thyroid cancer and thorough. I highly recommend.
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I have seen other Drs and so far he is the one that took my issue more serious. I've had issues with my tonsils since I was little and he was the one to push it to the next level and finally get them out. I get sore throat like every month and my tonsils were huge even when I wasn't sick. He...more
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I found Dr. Smith to be professional, yet not a stuffed shirt. He remembered me from my last visit which was several years ago. He listened to what was going on; did an exam & looked down my throat & showed me on the computer what my problem in part is and we are working on correcting the...more
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Dr. Smith gave us absolutely wonderful, caring, and very thorough service. Extra checking previous tests results to make sure everything is safe. Asking us great questions and providing answer to our questions. Very kind person. Understanding of our concerns as a parent.
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