Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Smith, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Akron, OH. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

224 W Exchange St Ste 440

Akron, OH 44302

Contact Information

(330) 344-1980

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 88% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Akron Gen Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Akron Gen Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
2.4
based on 32 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Smith's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Akron, OH |
If I could give "Dr." Smith a zero star, I would. He is the rudest doctor I have ever been to. He has no desire to help anyone unless it involves a surgery. He doesn't take good notes and had no idea i was there for a follow up visit he requested. He has the worst bedside manner I have ever...more
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Wadsworth, OH |
WEll I saw Dr Smith for a 2nd consult for a neck fusion...his bedside manner was horrible....so full of himself, arrogant...didn't even examine me, check my strength, nothing....he could have cared less I was there...Definitely WON'T be having him do any of my surgery! Go somewhere else!
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He's the rudest Doctor I've ever met. In addition he said I definitely need an operation yet after getting a second (and third) opinion, I found that I did not need an operation. Definitely get a second opinion!
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in Akron, OH |
I went to doctor Smith for a second opinion. I was under the impression that this is an acceptable practice as the surgery I must have is very intricate. I have never been treated in such condescending manner in my life. Dr Smith let me know in no uncertain terms that my current surgeon and also...more
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in Easley sc 29640 |
Found Dr smith to be very competent. My surgery went very well and all leg pain gone immediately after surgery, just some back pain from incision. He is very direct and to the point about what to expect and I did like his bedside manner. So happy I found him to do my surgery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smith accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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