Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Michael Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 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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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Smith, MD
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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michael h in ny – May 30, 2018
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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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May 17, 2018
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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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Ajisa in NY – May 15, 2018
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Compassionate and would highly recommend him over Hospital of special surgery
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New York, NY – Jul 24, 2017
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Dr.Smith discussed every concern I had with my operation which was very reassuring because that was the first time I had any type of operation or hospital stay of that magnitude. I had visits with a few highly recognized physicians in this field and I felt confident that Dr. Smith was the most...Read More
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Gary Stoltzenberg in Staten Island, NY – Apr 14, 2016
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