Dr. Philip W. Smith, MD

Dr. Philip W. Smith, MD

General Surgery | Male | 39 years old

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As a surgeon I can offer the opportunity for cure of many disease processes with a definitive intervention. Successfully achieving this requires cooperation between me, the patient, the patient's family, and other physicians. With careful counseling and communication, we can agree on a plan tailored to the individual patient to work towards the goals of cure and/or symptom reliefRead more

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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

As a surgeon I can offer the opportunity for cure of many disease processes with a definitive intervention. Successfully achieving this requires cooperation between me, the patient, the patient's family, and other physicians. With careful counseling and communication, we can agree on a plan tailored to the individual patient to work towards the goals of cure and/or symptom relief

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 malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Insulinoma
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Columbia University Med Ctr

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Virginia

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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