Dr. Roger Smith, MD

Dr. Roger Smith, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
76 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Roger Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Brain Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Meningiomas more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Brain Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Smith earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Stanford, California, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He completed a year of surgery at Tulane University and a neurosurgical residency at Bar...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Zurich, Switzerland
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Southern California-Los Angeles County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1968
    University Of Southern California School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1968
  • 1963
    Stanford, Ab Biology
    Undergraduate School
    1963

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Heart Association Incorporated - Louisiana, 1983
  • International College of Surgeons, 1979
  • Top Doctor For Neurological Surgery in New Orleans, 2010
  • Summa Cum Laude Award for Scientific Merit,

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Smith's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr.Smith is a caring and wonderful surgeon , he always takes time to listen and answer any questions or address any concerns. Ofcourse he gets paid but he doesn't seem to mind taking any amount of time to help his patients and their families understand what is happening. He is knowledgeable and...Read More
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He is the most compassionate doctor I have ever met. He will not rush you. He listens to his patients. When you leave his office you are well inform of your condition and plan of care. He goes above and beyond for his patient. He takes your concerns seriously and does not disregards them. He truly...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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