Dr. Stafford Smith, MD

Dr. Stafford Smith, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(45)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stafford Smith, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Clarks Green, PA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Read his story

102 N Abington Rd Ste 103

Clarks Green, PA 18411

Contact Information

(570) 586-0246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "I am an adult cardiologist with the Scranton Heart Institute, P.C. My practice extends to all sub-specialty areas of adult cardiovascular disease. We have maintained clinical offices and a state-of-the-art diagnostic testing facility in Clarks Summit, PA since 2000. We have established relations with the finest academic medical hospitals in New York and in Philadelphia, so that we can provide a full array of therapeutic procedures to our patients, to allow them to live longer, happier lives, that are free of limiting cardiac symptoms. This relationship also provides access for our patients to experts and technological advancements in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases which are not available locally. Call to schedule an appointment at the Scranton Heart Institute today, so you can see for yourself the treatment opportunities that we can provide for you."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Our goal is to see to the personal satisfaction of each of our patients.  Our experienced and caring staff will happily do their best to see to your comfort, and to meet all of your expectations regarding your care."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Counterpulsation
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Stenting
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • University of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • St. Georges University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • NE Penn Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Pa Health Sys Presby M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

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
4.7
based on 45 total reviews (29 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Smith's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

in Simpson,pa, |
I would highly recommend Dr.Smith and his whole staff they are all very professional and are on top of things,Dave did a wonderful job on my stress test today ,His wife is a wonderful person
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in Carbondale,PA |
Doctor Smith is a good doctor he always takes the time to make sure you understand everything and always makes sure everything is good with your insurance
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Lemoyne, PA |
Dr. Smith really made our visit pleasant and easy. He gave us a lot of time. Explained everything completely, listened to all our questions. We are grateful to have found such a Compassionate Doctor who totally puts his patients first.
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in Lemoyne, PA |
Excellent doctor
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Lemoyne, PA |
Great experience with Dr. Smith. Very easy to schedule appointments and incredibly friendly.
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Dr. Smith accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Indemnity
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    MCare HMO
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare Plus Blue PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
    Advantra HMO
    Advantra PPO
    Aetna Better Health
    Coventry Health America
    Coventry Health America HMO
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    HealthAmerica PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI
    GHI EPO
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    Northeastern, Central, and South Central Pennsylvania Areas HMO-Standard
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Blue Choice 65
    Blue Choice 65 Select
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
    Mutual of Omaha PPO
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
    POMCO Group PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Basic PPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Empire Plan
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

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Hahnemann University Hospital
230 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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