Dr. Stafford Smith, MD

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Dr. Stafford Smith, MD
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.

102 N Abington Rd Ste 103

Clarks Green, PA 18411

Contact Information

(570) 586-0246

Dr. Stafford Smith, MD

Dr. Stafford Smith, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 5 More

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
1

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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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

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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 40 total reviews (24 with comments)
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 (24)
in Richmondale Pa. |
Dr Smith is a very friendly person. I like the way he took his time and explained every thing that I needed to know about all the testing that had to be done . My wife and I feel that Dr.Smith and his wife Mary Rose go above and beyond to do everything for you. They make you feel like you are part of their family.
in Kingston, PA |
At the start of this month when I had my wisdom teeth extracted, my heart had a bit of tachycardia and my family physician suggested that I visit a Cardiologist just to make sure everything was as close to healthy as possible. I was extremely apprehensive, but the entire office staff, particularly Mary Rose and Dr. Smith himself were very comforting and caring to my individual case. I would recommend Dr. Smith highly & have already provided his name to others. Dr. Smith is the best around!
in Archbald, Pa. |
Dr. Stafford Smith took the time to answer questions and concerns. It wasn't an in and out session. He in my opinion is extremely knowledgeable and pretty much made me feel I picked the right doctor.
in Honesdale Pa |
Dr smith and his staff are awesome we would highly recommend him to family and friends
in Peckville, PA |
My story began in November of 2016, my heart beat was irregular and I was feeling every beat, I was very anxious and tired. My husband contacted Dr. smith's office, at which time he was greeted by Maryrose, they spoke at length about my symptoms and I was scheduled to see Dr. that day, this does not happen in Scranton often. testing was done and Dr smith spent quality time giving me options on my diagnosis. I'm a patient for life , and I have trusted him with my family also.
in Moosic, PA |
We love Dr. Smith and his staff. They always have time for me, and explains everything fully. My condition has improved dramitacly under their care.
in Clarks Summit, PA |
Dr. Smith and his team clearly exceeded my expectations. From the initial assessment to the final evaluation everyone went above and beyond to make me feel at ease. Dr. Smith is clearly a cut above the rest and I will continue to utilize his services as well as recommend everyone to see him. A true professional in every sense of the word.
in Honesdale, PA |
Love my appointments with Dr Smith. I never feel like I am rushed and he explains everything to me in "easy" terms that I understand.
in Clarks Summit, PA |
Dr.Smith took the time to thoroughly explain the functions of the heart, the many conditions and causes of heart disease and why the medication he wants to put me on is so important for my future health. He was attentive and took a full history of all my past and present health conditions, read through my records completely and asked me questions to fill in any gaps. My husband and I are impressed with him and I would definitely recommend him as a cardiologist. The staff is friendly & fun too.
in Scranton, PA |
Very efficient and friendly office staff and physician. I came in on an emergency with no cardiac related and dr smith help me found out my condition. Dr Smith and Mary Rose are wonderful and I will recommend them
in Hawley |
Dr. Smith is the best doctor in his field... Very caring and knowledgable!
in Clarks Summit, PA |
I feel comfortable with the environment that Dr provides. He is A+ Number1.
in Clarks Summit, PA |
Dr. Smith is the consummate professional, while being friendly and honest with his patients. Highly recommend him to my friends.
in Clarks Summit, PA |
I feel very comfortable coming to the office every time I love it here bc the doctor save my life more than one time
in Clarks Summit, PA |
I am very pleased with Dr Smith and his staff. Dr Smith took time to explain my cardiac health, medication, and provided additional information to help me better understand the care received. His staff is very accommodating, courteous and kind. I would highly recommend this doctor and his staff!!!
Marietta, PA |
Dr Smith makes you feel that you are the only patient when he speaks with you Very thorough and knowledgeable Explains everything in a way you can understand
in Marietta, PA |
Dr.smith as well as the office staff and other medical personnel are simply terrific folks. Kind, Informative and genuinely good all around people who provide an excellent level of care and reassurance. Very fortunate to have this valuable resource available to us seeking or needing heart care.
in Mechanicsburg, PA |
He is a man that does not leave a stone unturned. I had a blockage in my heart for 19 years and he found a surgeon that could correct this for me. I am feeling great thanks to him- I am a new man. He is a excellent Doctor. The above situation was accomplished after just a few visits.
in Mechanicsburg, PA |
Fantastic Doctor
in Dushore PA 18614 |
He is exceptionally good. Very thorough and only has the patient interest In mind.Doctor gave me a new life under his care. His office is very personalized and always there for you even when the office is closed. I will not trade the care at Scranton heart institute for any other.I will go wherever my doctor goes.He explains all details in simple terms so the patient and family can understand . He is up on new medicines and research.I love my doctor and would recommend him to all with a heart.
in Clarks summit, PA |
Very experienced and answers all questions and knows what he is talking about.
in Mechanicsburg, PA |
Dr. Smith and his staff are nothing but the best. They answer your questions, concerns at the drop of at hat. I never have to wait long on the day of my appointment to be seen. The quality of care is excellent.
in Clarks Summit, PA |
Spent 1st Visit sitting in waiting room 90 minutes, 2nd visit 10 minutes for heart monitor, 3rd visit for echo cardiogram, and misdiagnosis of heart attack, refusal of ambulance transport, followed by canceling all future appointments.
in Factoryville, PA |
Dr. Smith was extremely attentive and empathetic toward me and my family. He is extremely educated and passionate about what he does. I wouldn't trust anyone else with my healthcare!!
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  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
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    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
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    Open Choice PPO
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    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
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    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
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  • 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
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    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    United Healthcare EPO
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