Dr. Kenneth L. Smith, MD

Dr. Kenneth L. Smith, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology | Male | 61 years old

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At the Columbus Regional Center for Surgical Breast Care we focus on the needs and sensativities that surround a diagnosis of Breast Cancer and Breast disease. Our aim is to aleviate those concerns, determine the diagnosis quickly and accurately and inform the patient all possible treatment alternatives to allow the patient and their loved ones the ability to make educated decisions about their healthcare.Read more

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Dr. Smith is a knowledgeable, caring, patient friendly, surgeon who is easy to talk to! He listens to the patient and answers questions so that you can understand them! His surgery results are outstanding and pleasing to the eye. Mom had bilateral breast cancer surgery with minimum breast pain during her entire recovery! I'm very please and happy we chose Dr. Smith and would highly recommend him to family and friends!!
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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

At the Columbus Regional Center for Surgical Breast Care we focus on the needs and sensativities that surround a diagnosis of Breast Cancer and Breast disease. Our aim is to aleviate those concerns, determine the diagnosis quickly and accurately and inform the patient all possible treatment alternatives to allow the patient and their loved ones the ability to make educated decisions about their healthcare.

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 Breast Surgical Oncology
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecomastia
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Increased Risk to Develop Breast Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mastodynia
  • Melanoma
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nipple Conditions
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Ochsner Medical Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Oschner Medical

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Auburn University

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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