Dr. J Smith Jr, MD

Dr. J Smith Jr, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. J Smith Jr, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1971 and specializes in breast surgical oncology, breast oncology, and more.

30 Hope Dr

Hershey, PA 17033

Contact Information

(717) 531-8815

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
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more than 62% of peers
Cancer
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more than 24% of peers
Mastectomy
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith Jr "As a Breast surgeon, I believe in listening to my patients and involving them in their surgical decision making. I use up to date technology to make surgery less invasive and more cosmetic."
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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thalassemia
  • Tubular Carcinoma

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Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Breast
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Penn State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Polyclin Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Polyclin Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith Jr to family and friends
4.5
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Smith Jr'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He DOES listen to his patients and he is always very caring and supportive.
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