Dr. Nellis Smith, MD

Dr. Nellis Smith, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Nellis Smith, MD is a cardiology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiology, critical care medicine, and more.

Silicon Valley Cardiology

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 205

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

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
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
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
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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)
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
Echocardiography
Electrophysiological Study
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 Surgery
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
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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
Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Primary Hypertension
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resistant Hypertension
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
Syncope
Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Tachycardia
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Table Testing
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transient Tachycardia
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Ultrasound, Cardiac
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Education

  • 1987
    Stanford University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1983
    Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    Stanford University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1976
    University of Texas
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

5.0

Based on 7 reviews

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Dr. Smith's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint

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Sequoia Hospital

Redwood City, CA

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