Dr. Paul Smith, MD

General Surgery  |  
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Age 64
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Dr. Paul Smith, MD
Dr. Paul Smith, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in West Columbia, SC. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Lexington Medical Center.

LEXINGTON SURGICAL ASSOCIATES

2728 Sunset Blvd Ste 104

West Columbia, SC 29169

Contact Information

(803) 791-2722

Dr. Paul Smith, MD

Dr. Paul Smith, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

General Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
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Dr. Smith's Experience

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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 General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • East Carolina University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of South Carolina Som/Palmetto Health Richland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of South Carolina Som/Palmetto Health Richland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Master Of Medical Science, Emory University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1982

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
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Smith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Smith accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169
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