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Dr. John Smithson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Smithson Jr

Dr. John Smithson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(918) 748-7854

Dr. Smithson Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Smithson Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smithson Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Smithson Jr treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smithson Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Smithson Jr treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smithson Jr treats Spine Disorders more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Smithson Jr treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Smithson Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Smithson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University Of Kentucky Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
University Of Kentucky Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1977
1976

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