Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Michael Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

530 1st Ave Ste 8R

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

(212) 263-3504

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (8/10/2016)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Myelopathy more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Univ Of Pa Hlth System-Neurological Surgery
Residency Hospital
2000
Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
Medical School
2000

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.2

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
76%
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4 Stars
4%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
16%
(4)

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Dr Smith is an outstanding surgeon. I have required two different surgeries: a cervical laminectomy in 2014 and and four years later a lumbar fusion. The cervical laminectomy was the my third neck surgery as prior surgeries at d over a 18 yr period had not produced a pain free outcome. Dr, Smith...Read More
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Dr Smith fixed my back and stopped my pain. it's 3 years later and i just referred someone to him, so i felt this was a good opportunity to leave a review. one thing that really impressed me was the quality time he spent with me and other patients. it meant i had to wait a bit but i'll take the...Read More
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His lack of caring, professionalism & empathy was shocking. Overall the experience of just having a consultation was very unpleasant. A surgeon should help you feel cared for & secure, which was the absolute opposite with Dr. Smith. He barely listened & rushed out of the office after we were...Read More
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Dr. Smith performed my cervical spine surgery at the beginning of April. It went well with no complications. My first 10 days after surgery were very difficult for me so I repeatedly contacted dr. Smith and his office and received responses within a short time. Dr. Smith is an outstanding...Read More
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Compassionate and would highly recommend him over Hospital of special surgery
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EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
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