Dr. Scott Smith, MD

Dr. Scott Smith, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Scott Smith, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Waco, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5002 Lakeland Cir Ste A

Waco, TX 76710

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Smith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Saint Joseph Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wills Eye
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Yale University
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Scott Smith literally saved my life!! I had a “vision” problem and he saw me ASAP! Then Immediately saw I was having a stroke. Got me to the hospital in a few minutes. After three weeks in the ICU, hospital and rehab, I was 100%!!!! Still am two years later. The staff is wonderful...more
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From the first friendly "welcome" to the "good-bye", I loved everything about my visit! Dr. Smith and his staff were very thorough and receptive. The atmosphere is excellent and the music choice is so diverse. I was quite entertained by Engelbert Humperdinck-Release Me, followed by Lynyrd...more
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Dr. Smith cares about his patients and takes time to explain even complicated issues with them. I have found him trustworthy and extremely knowledgeable about his field. If you are looking for an eye doctor in the Waco area who will take care of you and help you see better, it's Dr. Smith. You...more
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Dr. Smith himself treated me personally with an attitude of dislike and condemnation. He spoke not at all at his entry into the examination room, nor during his examination of my eyes. I finally asked, 'will I live?'; his response was short and blunt, 'you need glasses'. That was the extent of...more
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