Dr. James Smeltzer, MD

Dr. James Smeltzer, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. James Smeltzer, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

833 Campbell Hill St NW Ste 400

Marietta, GA 30060

Contact Information

(770) 528-0260

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

High Risk Pregnancy
high
more than 80% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
normal
more than 81% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Smeltzer'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. Smeltzer "We individualize high risk pregnancy management and provide outstanding prenatal diagnosis and ultrasound followup for safe term delivery."

1  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Disease in Pregnancy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fetal Disorders
  • Genetic Fetal Risks
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Nuchal Translucency
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premature Birth
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
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21  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Advanced Fetal Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • C-Section
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Fetal Transfusion
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • HIV Screening
  • In-Office Sonogram
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sonography
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Youngstown
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Med College Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med College Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smeltzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smeltzer's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smeltzer to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Smeltzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

It surprises me that Dr. Smeltzer get anything less then 5 stars. He truly has a gift. He says and does things a little different then most but why would you want the norm when your babies life is on the line? He's a genius and I'm happy I choose him as my doctor.
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