Dr. Michael Smith, MD

Dr. Michael Smith, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Michael Smith, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.Read his story

12122 Tesson Ferry Rd Ste 101

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 842-6183

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith is a board-certified specialist in general surgery. He Smith specializes in surgical endocrinology, hernia repairs, gallbladders, colon resections, skin lesions and breast operations. Dr. Smith is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Anthony's Medical Center, St. Clare Hospital and Mercy Hospital. He received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He has been practicing medicine since 1991. Dr. Smith has been a fellow of The American College of Surgeons since 1996 and The American Society of Breast Surgeons since 2008. In addition, he is past section chief of general surgery at St. Anthony's Medical Center and serves on several healthcare committees in the St. Louis area."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

25  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Excision of Cyst
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Mole Removal
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • St Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Sinai Hospital Of Detroit
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola Foster McGaw Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Loyola Hines Va
    Fellowship 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 of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Smith, his staff, and everyone who he works alongside are top notch in every single way. He has operated on me twice, and on my father once with better than expected results. Very pleased with his care before, during and after all procedures. Quite simply stated, he is the best general surgeon...more
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when u talk to him at first he seems knowledgeable but when he gets paid he totally turns into dr.jekyll. This is the absolute truth an he lacks skills in surgery procedures. Beware before u spend time am money.I'm a retired doctor myself so this should be adequate info. for u to take.
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Very poor follow up after surgery. Office seems a bit disorganized. Get rid of the fish tank if you cannot keep it clean!!
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He did not explain things very well to me. I went in to have my gall bladder removed, which I was not nervous about at all. But I have pancreatitis and EPI (also a pancreas disease), and was having major pain and complications, but he sent me home anyway, where I continued to have complications and...more
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