Dr. Kevin Smith, MD

Dr. Kevin Smith, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Kevin Smith, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1986 and specializes in pain medicine.

7525 Linda Vista Rd Ste C

San Diego, CA 92111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated


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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (7/25/2013)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Louisville Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Louisville Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
32 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Management staff at Dr Smith's office are very insensitive regarding patent needs. I've had to cancel appointments only to have them say they did not receive my message. I called Dr Smith's office to let them know I was going to be in the hospital. They said I had missed appointments at the time...more
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the most unprofessional and rude front office i have ever had the displeasure of dealing with. Dr smith needs to replace all of them. also Dr smith was sanctioned by the medical board of California. find another doctor. there are plenty to choose from.
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Totally, negligent care, and office mismanagement. Calls not returned, authorizations not made. Had complications from an epidural, and not sure Dr. Smith ever knew I came in with much pain, and possible infection. Never heard from anyone in the office to find out if I was O.K. Followup was,...more
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Worst staff ever STAY AWAY!! They are very unprofessional and mess up every job skill in the field they should excel at. I switched Drs because of the office staffs incompetentice.
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He was kind and knowledgeable
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