Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD

Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine and neurology.

9217 Park West Blvd Ste E1

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

(865) 337-5137

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Smelyansky'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smelyansky "The goal of our office is to provide patients with means to get better and to assist them along the way in a very compassionate fashion."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Wayne State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Staten Island U Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Nyu-Nyu Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Acgme Accredited Pain Management Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smelyansky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smelyansky's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smelyansky to family and friends
37 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Smelyansky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

First kicked me out for not having I'd, after being a pt 14 months I'd. Returned for 1 month and was called in for two hour notice of RANDOM pill count. I informed them I didnt drive and couldn't make it in two hours because I didn't live in their county. They said they had second hand info of an...more
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Transferred from another clinic that did not accept my medicare supplement and found out the supplement doesn't cover the medicare difference in cost. Doctor was rushed on first visit and didn't even examine me,just looked at reports rather than the original MRI films. All paperwork, past history...more
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Initially very friendly, he discharged me from his clinic because he did not have the time to spend with me. I had three appointments 10-15 minutes in length.. Strangely, he never informed me how much time he had to Spend with me before discharging me. His behavior was impulsive and withoutregard...more
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After three surgeons and two PCP's, all telling me that I'd been in a difficult job for years and I was experiencing wear and tear, Dr. Smelyansky Took the time to try and find the cause of my pain. He did xrays and found the problem. Then he began to treat my pain effectively. He and his office...more
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He and his office staff are so compassionate and friendly while still being professional and productive.
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