Dr. Nellis A. Smith, MD

Dr. Nellis A. Smith, MD

Cardiology | Male | 61 years old

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  • Critical Care Medicinenull
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (7)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (7)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (7)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      He pinpointed my problem within five minutes. I had gone through two hospital admittance, ICU stay and two thoracentis in my home town and the they all got it wrong.
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Critical Care Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Critical Care Medicine
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Accelerated Hypertension
      • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Angina
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Atrial Septal Defect
      • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
      • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
      • Bacterial Endocarditis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cardiac Arrest
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
      • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
      • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
      • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Endocarditis
      • Exertional Hypertension
      • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
      • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
      • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
      • Familial Hypertension
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • High Cholesterol
      • High-Risk Hypertension
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
      • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
      • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
      • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
      • Labile Hypertension
      • Limb Swelling
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Multifocal Premature Beats
      • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
      • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pericarditis
      • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
      • Primary Hypertension
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Resistant Hypertension
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Septal Defect
      • Sinus Tachycardia
      • Supraventricular Tachycardia
      • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
      • Syncope
      • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
      • Tachycardia
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Tachycardia
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventricular Fibrillation
      • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
      • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal
      • Ventricular Septal Defect
      • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

      Procedures Performed

      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Event Monitor
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
      • Echocardiography
      • Electrophysiological Study
      • Heart Surgery
      • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Thoracentesis
      • Tilt Table Testing
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        Stanford University Hospital

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Stanford University Hospital

        Completed in 1983

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Stanford University Hospital

        Completed in 1987

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Texas

        Graduated in 1976

      • Other Education
        William Beaumont Hosp

        Completed in 2005

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Smith

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      Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

      Personalized care with access to state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic tools to provide for the best patient outcomes, while partnering with a group of physicians with similar philosophies and expertise.