Dr. Jared Smith, MD

Dr. Jared Smith, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
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Dr. Jared Smith, MD is a general surgery specialist in Independence, MO. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Jared B Smith, MD

19550 E 39th St S Ste 325

Independence, MO 64057
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Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Smith'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.

Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith grew up in Columbia and Jefferson City, Mo. He received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 2002 and completed his general surgery training at the University of Colorado in 2007. He practiced in Branson, Mo., for a year before joining Dr. Pascal Spehar at Independence Surgical Clinic. Dr. Smith is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He and his wife have two children. Dr. Smith enjoys bicycle-riding with his wife, backyard sports with his children, traveling with his family, and trout fishing."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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63  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
9 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Smith'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Smith saved my life. I had a gastric perforation and became extremely septic and Dr. Smith performed the surgery on me. I've read testimonies of others who have been through the same thing as myself, most all had to spend months in the hospital post surgery. I feel blessed and lucky, because...more
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This surgeon is amazing, he saved my husband's life & has done nothing but give him the best continuing treatment. He's extremely intelligent & thorough, he knows his stuff... Highly recommend.
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Slow in getting back with test results. Showed no urgency or willingness to find solution. Terrible experience.
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After enduring discomfort and having many tests for over a year, I was taken by ambulance to the hospital in extreme upper chest pain. Heart ruled out as problem. All tests were inconclusive. Suspected bad Gall Bladder. Dr. Smith performed major surgery and removed diseased Gall Bladder. Dr. said...more
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Horrible, terribel experience. Surgery was scheduled by his Professional Scheduler and then changed it to 3 weeks later because she was apparently confused. On the date of surgery, again 3 weeks after we were originally told it woudl take place, Doctor showed up 55 minutes late and said he was...more
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