Dr. Jared Smith, MD

Dr. Jared Smith, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o
(9)

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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.

Independence Surgical Clinic, INC

19550 E 39th St S Ste 325

Independence, MO 64057
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Empyema
  • Fissures
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal Complications
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Postoperative Abdominal Wound Dehiscence
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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, 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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews (6 with comments)
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)
in Independence, MO. |
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 after the surgery and being in a coma for 16 days, I felt good enough and strong enough to go home after a week! Dr. Smith has followed up with me to ensure my recovery is going well. 10 stars!!!
Silex, MO |
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.
Bellevue, WA |
Slow in getting back with test results. Showed no urgency or willingness to find solution. Terrible experience.
in Independence, MO |
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 it was the worst one he had seen in many years. Very satisfied with Dr. Smith and St. Luke's East Hospital.
in Blue Springs, MO |
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 stuck in traffic. I called the office at 35 past start time and nobody knew where he was. We were told by his office thast he did not have a previous surgery. Follow up was another mess. We left!
in Independence, MO |
In an 8-month period, I had visited over 35 doctors with extreme pain that no one could diagnose. By the time I presented to the Centerpoint ER, I was ready to give up hope that anyone would find what was wrong. I begged Dr. Smith to find the source of my pain. He performed surgery on me, and found that my gallbladder was quadrupled in size and ready to rupture. I also had pelvic adhesions. Within 2 days, I was back to myself and walking upright again. He truly saved my life.
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Dr. Smith accepts 45 insurance carriers
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
    American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Select
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    FEP Blue Dental PPO-High
    FEP Blue Dental PPO-Standard
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare Plus Blue PPO
    Medicare Preferred
    Medicare Select HMO
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Preferred Plus
    Preferred Plus (Ford)
    Preferred Plus (GM)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harrington Health
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • TriWest Champus
  • Union Pacific Railroad Employee Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • Viant
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
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Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
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Saint Luke's East Hospital
100 NE Saint Lukes Blvd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
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