Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD

Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Kenneth Smith, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

12122 Tesson Ferry Rd Ste 101

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 842-6183

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith is a board-certified specialist in general surgery. He Smith specializes in surgical endocrinology, hernia repairs, gallbladders, colon resections, skin lesions and breast operations. Dr. Smith is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the St. Louis area, including St. Anthony's Medical Center, St. Clare Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Des Peres Hospital. He received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He has been practicing medicine since 1998 and has been a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons since 2001. In addition, Dr. Smith is a trauma surgeon and the Department of Surgery director at St. Anthony's Medical Center. He serves on several healthcare committees in the St. Louis area. Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his family and skiing."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • 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 Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • St. Louis Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

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

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Doctor Smith took very care of my son Cory. He needed a appendix surgery and the Doctor was kind and the surgery went well. I can't thank him enough.
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Dr. Smith was very nice, matter of fact and had a good bedside manner. Surgery went great, was 100% successful. I couldn't have been happier with him.
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Very kind and caring.
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