Dr. Paul Smucker, MD

Dr. Paul Smucker, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine  ·  
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Dr. Paul Smucker, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

53880 Carmichael Dr

South Bend, IN 46635

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
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Dr. Smucker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smucker treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smucker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smucker treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smucker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smucker treats Bone Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Smucker treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Smucker's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Headache
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Smucker, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Electromyography
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 1991
    University Colo School Med
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1988
    Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985

Awards

Dr. Smucker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smucker

3.8

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
(24)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.894736842105263%
(3)
1 Star
23.68421052631579%
(9)

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I’m very disappointed and upset with this Dr., zero stars aren’t low enough. I was in pain when I went to see this dr., and really needed a light to shine. He started off hospitable, and asked me to tell him about my MVR accident. As I began to tell him, a Nurse stuck her head inside door, she said...Read More
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Dr. Smucker developed a great care plan for me. He methodically and professionally executed the plan while setting realistic expectations for me. He did a wonderful job alleviating my back pain.
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Doctor Smucker is very professional but also very human. His diagnosis was excellent and the course of treatment recommended by him was outstanding. I would not hesitate to see him again (if needed) or to recommend him to other people.
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Discounting wait time, I am very satisfied with the care and options he offered for me to make my own health decision. He doesnt leave me with unanswered questions. In fact he contributes information outside the reason for the appointment that makes me feel he is also interested in the total me to...Read More
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Listened to what I had to say and worked with me until he was able to diminish my pain.
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