Dr. Richard Smith, MD

Dr. Richard Smith, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Richard Smith, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Defiance, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1975 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1400 E 2nd St

Defiance, OH 43512

Contact Information

(419) 783-3344

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
more than 85% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 77% of peers
more than 63% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Nrmc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Nrmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

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
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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