Dr. Rick Smith, MD

Dr. Rick Smith, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Rick Smith, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in East Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1987 and specializes in plastic surgery.

1504 E Grand River Ave Ste 100

East Lansing, MI 48823

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Breast Reduction
more than 54% of peers
more than 43% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 34% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

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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  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Grand Rapids Med Ed Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Inst Craniofacial & Recon Surg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mich State U-Butterworth Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Inst Craniofacial & Recon Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

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
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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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

Patient Comments (6)

I have have 3 treatments of kybella with Michelle over a year and a half. I am totally shocked with how noticeable the results are. I am so happy. I have a profile and the double chin does not show on the sides of my chin in portrait. I am going to have a 4th and final treatment and I am so excited...more
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loved my experience at dr. ricks office. as soon as you walk in you are greated kindly and the office is beautiful. the staff is very kind. recommend dr. rick to anyone and everyone. had a spot removed months back and cant even tell where it was does wonderful work
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My experiences with Dr. Smith were great! I had a breast reduction, a brow lift and a bi-lateral face lift in about a 10-year time spam. All went very well and I'm very happy with the results. The office staff was very pleasant and professional.
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In good conscience, I CANNOT recommend this doctor. Sure, he might be okay for botox injections. But I was considering forehead contouring surgery. He told me that he needed to simply "smooth" the bone on my forehead! After getting a second opinion, however, I found that this surgery is much...more
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I had to several biopsies on my left breast so I needed to have reconstruction work to even them out and also I got them lifted ..... I woke up from my surgery after making it very clear I did not want to be anything bigger than a C and he made me close to a E .....after he had several complaints...more
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