Dr. Nicholas Smerlis, MD

Dr. Nicholas Smerlis, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Nicholas Smerlis, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Hampton, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

901 Enterprise Pkwy

Hampton, VA 23666

Contact Information

(757) 827-2480

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optima Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smerlis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Smerlis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

11  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wake Forest University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smerlis' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smerlis to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Smerlis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

FELL AND BROKE SCAPHIOD BONE IN WRIST. DR SMERLIS PERFORMED SURGERY AND THANKS TO HIM AND THE GREAT STAFF AT TIDEWATER ORTHOPAEDIC HAND THERAPY (TERRY, STACEY, AND CREW) IM BACK TO WORK.
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Dr. Smerlis saved my arm and my career. After shattering my wrist in an auto accident, I was told by another surgeon that regaining full strength and mobility in my wrist would not be possible. Without full use of my wrist, my career would have been compromised. Dr. Smerlis repaired my wrist and...more
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very caring and put me at ez
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I felt he couldn't identify with my issue.
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