Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD

Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Sheridan Sq Ste 200

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

(423) 246-8061

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Brain Aneurysm more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Spine Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 86% 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. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1984
    Emory University
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Emory University
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1982

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.3

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
42.857142857142854%
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Dr. Smith has performed 2 surgeries for me. One replacing a disc at C6-7 in 1997 and another in my lower back -total stenosis of the spine, 2 discs bulging on sciatic nerve,etc. in 2000. His expertise and professionalism were above the average, exceedingly so. I would put my trust in him above...Read More
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First you never can talk ton person on the phone. Secondly patient portal is ALWAYS down. Third he doesn't listen to anything said, he acts superior to all and thinks no one knows anything. I have dealt with him dismissing me and my continued symptoms for 16 months with nothing but pain and...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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