Dr. Maurice Smith, MD

Dr. Maurice Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Maurice Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

6325 Humphreys Blvd

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 522-7700

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
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more than 79% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 77% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
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more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "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 "
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

28  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Disease

6  Procedures

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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.8

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Excellent doctor. No more pain! My kind of dry sense of humor!
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Sandy in Holly Springs, MS – Nov 16, 2016
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great physican/ knowledgable
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hugh in memphis tn – Nov 10, 2016
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