Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD

Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 61

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Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Provo, UT. Dr. Smilanich has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Timpanogos Regional Hospital and Utah Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Smilanich to book an appointment.

Locations

Utah Vascular Center

Utah Vascular Center395 W Bulldog Blvd Bldg 4 Provo, UT 84604
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Was taken care of quickly and with care during my appointment. Very good staff. Took all the time I needed to answer my questions and to explain things. Never felt hurried.
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Smilanich

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Smilanich treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Smilanich treats other conditions, please contact the office at (801) 374-9100.

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Smilanich is experienced in the area of Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Artery Disease
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Smilanich is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Dr. Smilanich is experienced in the area of Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM). See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Dr. Smilanich is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Peripheral Artery Bypass
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Smilanich's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Empyema
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Provo, UT. Dr. Smilanich has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy,...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1997
Penn St University Hershey Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Washington Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1991
Washington Hospital Center
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Smilanich frequently treats Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM). See all practice areas where Dr. Smilanich specializes.

Where is Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD's office located?

Dr. Smilanich's office is located at 395 W Bulldog Blvd Bldg 4, Provo, UT 84604. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD speak?

Dr. Smilanich speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Robert Smilanich, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Smilanich has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Smilanich is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Timpanogos Regional Hospital

Orem, UT

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Utah Valley Hospital

Provo, UT

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)