Dr. William Smith, MD

Dr. William Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. William Smith, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV. He graduated from Georgetown University Hospital and specializes in neurosurgery.

3061 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 200

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 98% 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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Other (9/5/2014)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Nevada

Education

  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
44 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I just had spinal fusion from Dr Smith and my biggest concern was the pain from the surgery when I woke up. I woke up pain-free and so far my recovery has been uneventful as far as anything negative is concerned. I highly recommend Dr. Smith.
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I have fought since I was 23, 9 years of my life to find this Dr. This Dr is a real Dr. He takes time explains every option and looks at films n mri's which no other Dr had in the past just the report say nothing wrong n push me off like I was no one. Or your just looking for drugs no jackals I'm...more
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Dr Smith made sure that my mother had the very best care while she was hospitalized with a broken neck. He is kind, prompt, and thorough.
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This man saved my life twice! He made sure that I could go on living my life with his knowledge and expertise. He is straightforward, caring and helps anyway he is able. He has removed my brain tumor and given me a kyphoplasty which which was brought on by cancer. It has brought tremendous relief...more
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Dr. Smith is an excellent surgeon. He did a very complicated surgery on my neck and I'm told by everyone who's seem me since that he did a great job. However, follow-up is very difficult. It's hard to get through to make appointments. You'll get voicemail more often than not. The response time to...more
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