Dr. Stephen Smith, MD

Dr. Stephen Smith, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
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Dr. Stephen Smith, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

2424 Erwin Rd Ste 605

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 660-6860

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 91% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
high
more than 90% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith I came to Duke for medical school in 1981 remained here for all of my training and joined the faculty in 1991. I enjoy participating in the care of patients in all phases of kidney disease. I have a special interest in kidney transplantation and I particularly value the opportunity to see the same patient over time.
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/30/2013
    Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: DURHAM, NC /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: 40% of award attributed to my care
    State: North Carolina
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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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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

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Patient Comments (1)
in Rocky Mount, NC |
I went to this man for a second opinion only to get the same exact opinion based off the first Dr's notes Because of this man and the other Dr I will never trust another Medical Dr like I once did
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smith accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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