Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Michael Smith, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

102 Central Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 756-4796

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
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more than 70% of peers
C-Section
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more than 67% of peers
Pregnancy Test
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more than 65% of peers

Dr. Smith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

65  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

1 Sanction
  • Sexual Abuse of or Sexual Misconduct with a Patient (11/20/2013)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Smith, Michael H MD: License # 29664: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in Unprofessional, dishonorable or unethical conduct, to wit: violation of the Principles of Medical Ethics 8.14 – Sexual Misconduct in the Practice of Medicine. ACTION TAKEN: License placed on probation for not less than five years; must complete medical course, “Maintaining Proper Boundaries”; assessed $1,500 civil penalty, plus costs not to exceed $1,000
    State: Tennessee
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Tn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He is the kindest, most caring doctor I have ever experienced. His bed-side manner is amazing! He made me feel cared for through a miscarriage and the birth of my first child. I would recommend him to anyone in need of an OB/GYN.
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Dr. Smith is the BEST OB I have ever been to! He is so nice and he actually cares about and remembers his patients. He is awesome and I wish he was a GP so that I could see him for everything! Hands down the best OB in Chattanooga! I have recommended him to multiple friends and family members and...more
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Loved him he was always truthful to me difficult pregnancy and never mention a c section
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This guy lies through his teeth! He only performs C sections and will lie to get you to agree to one. He literally told us our baby would never live through a vaginal birth and that he was willing to bet his medical license on it. We strongly disagreed and got a second opinion. The baby was later...more
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He's a fantastic Dr not one question I have ever goes unanswered by him. He takes his time with you explains if any of your levels are low if so why. Doesn't rush you out of the office and when you bring your other children if they are crying or fussing he even truss to get them calmed down...more
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