Dr. William Smith, MD

Dr. William Smith, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(44)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Smith, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 56 years old.

3061 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 200

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Contact Information

(702) 737-1948

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
61

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
3.4
based on 44 total reviews (8 with 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)

Pahrump, NV |
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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in Pahrmp, nv |
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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Las Vegas, NV |
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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in Las Vegas, NV |
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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in Las Vegas, NV |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smith accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Desert View Hospital
360 S Lola Ln
Pahrump, NV 89048
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MountainView Hospital
3100 N Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV 89128
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St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
3001 Saint Rose Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
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Sunrise Children’s Hospital
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
1800 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
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Valley Hospital Medical Center
620 Shadow Ln
Las Vegas, NV 89106
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