Dr. Maurice Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Age 57
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Dr. Maurice Smith, MD
Maurice M. Smith | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Maurice Smith joined Semmes Murphey Clinic in June of 1993 as a Complex Spine surgeon. He serves as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Neurosurgery for the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, as well as being on the Board of Directors at the Medical Education & Research Institute. Dr. Smith received his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California in 1988. He completed his internship and residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, followed by Fellowships in Adult Spine Reconstruction and Minimally Invasive Techniques, and Complex Spine Reconstruction and Stabilization. Additionally, he is active in the development of the technology used in complex spine surgery, for which he holds multiple patents. Dr. Smith, his wife and two boys live in the Memphis Area. Professional Societies: The Congress of Neurological Surgeons The American Medical Association Tennessee Neurosurgical Society One Spine Memphis Neurosurgical Alliance American Association of Neurological Surgeons MetroCare Physicians Directorships: Director of Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants – Semmes Murphey Clinic Press: Named to 2012 TopDocs List for Good Health Magazine Disorders & Treatments Arm Pain Back Pain Leg Pain Spine Additional Areas of Expertise Cervical and Lumbar Disease Stenosis Radiculopathy Myelopathy

Semmes-Murphey Clinic

6325 Humphreys Blvd

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 522-7700

Dr. Maurice Smith, MD

Dr. Maurice Smith, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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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 Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

26

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med College Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
3.8
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)
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
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Holly Springs, MS |
Excellent doctor. No more pain! My kind of dry sense of humor!
Thank you, Sandy, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We are so glad to hear that you had a positive experience with Dr. Smith and that you are no longer in pain!
in memphis tn |
great physican/ knowledgable
Hugh, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We're so glad that you had a positive experience with Dr. Smith.
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Dr. Smith accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
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