Dr. Ronald Smith, MD

Dr. Ronald Smith, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Ronald Smith, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

623 39th St W Ste 2

Bradenton, FL 34205

Contact Information

(941) 744-2640

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smith performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Defects
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Symptoms, Heart
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Focused on care" are words to live by for doctors Richard J. Peterson and Alessandro Golino at Manatee Cardiac Surgery. To us, the phrase means caring for our patients before and after - not just during - their surgeries. When choosing Manatee Cardiac Surgery you can be sure that Doctors Peterson and Golino take pride in taking care of people as people, not just patients.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Smith took time with me to understand my situation. He then provided a thorough explanation of the procedure utilizing visual aids so that I would understand.
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Dr. Smith performed a lobectomy on my husband. Everything was fine in the hospital recovering and he was sent home with a chest tube for drainage. He ended up developing an infection due to the chest tube not being anchored properly (as stated by Dr. Smith). My husband ended up back in the hospital...Read More
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Dr Smith performed a CABG4 on me in 2016. My cardiologist said I had the "Widow Maker" and survival rate is low. My gratitude toward Dr. Smith is unbounded. His skills and that of his team are superlative. If you want the best result, call Dr Ronald Smith!
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We loved Dr. Smith. He made sure we understood the test results and why the procedure was necessary. He was very straightforward with the information he provided and the test results. He made sure we understood the options. During the procedure, Dr. Smith kept the family informed and took his...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Employer Group PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare

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