Dr. Joseph A. Smith Jr., MD

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Dr. Joseph A. Smith Jr., MD

Urology | Male

Vanderbilt Urology 1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Suite 3823, Nashville, TN 37232 Get Directions
(615) 322-2880

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Dr. Smith Jr. specializes in Urology and practices in Nashville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Urology

      Board Certifications

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      • Urology

      Conditions Treated

      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bladder Diseases
      • Bladder Diverticulum
      • Bladder Infection
      • Bladder Stones
      • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
      • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
      • Erectile Dysfunction
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Infection
      • Kidney Infection, Chronic
      • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
      • Kidney Stones
      • Neurogenic Bladder
      • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
      • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
      • Penile Cancer
      • Peyronie's Disease
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Prostatitis
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spermatocele
      • Testicular Dysfunction
      • Ureteral Stones
      • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
      • Urethral Stones
      • Urethral Stricture
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Urinary Incontinence
      • Urinary Stones
      • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
      • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
      • Vesicoureteral Reflux
      • Yeast Infections

      Procedures Performed

      • Adrenalectomy
      • Bladder Surgery
      • Complex Penile Surgery
      • Cystectomy
      • Cystometry
      • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
      • Kidney and Ureter Removal
      • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lithotripsy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
      • Penile Implants
      • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
      • Prostate Removal
      • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
      • Ureteroneocystostomy
      • Urethral Dilation
      • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
      • Uroflowmetry
      • Urological Surgery
      • Urostomy
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr

        Graduated in 1974

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

        Completed in 1975

      • Residency Hospital
        Dallas Co Hp Parkland Mem
        L D S Hospital
        Mem Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
        University Of Ut Med Center
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

        Completed in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Urology
      • Board certified in Urology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Smith Jr.'s Office & Staff

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients