Dr. William Smithy, MD

Dr. William Smithy, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. William Smithy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

222 E Main St

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 89% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Smithy'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • UMDNJ Rw Johnson Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smithy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smithy's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smithy to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Smithy'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Smithy has been my Doctor since my first colonoscopy when I was 42 (had some pain and needed to check). I've had several over the years and Dr. Smithy has done a fantastic job monitoring my family. In October 7, 2015 he performed a resection on me due to monthly attacks from...more
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DR Smitty saved my life!!!! I would give hima 10 on a scale of 1-5. Best doctor I ever met. When I asked him how many surgeries he has done he told me 31 years worth!!! I would recommend him to anyone that needed to have surgery!!!!!
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What a terrific doctor. I would highly recommend Dr. Smithy to family and friends. I know Dr. Smithy for many years and had many colonoscopies done and he is great. Also as a surgeon, wonderful. My son had surgery for diverticulitis and thank God he is fine and the operation was a success. ...more
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Dr Smithy performed a hemicolectomy on me May 20th. I was back playing beach volleyball on July 1st. The 1st day was the roughest. It got much better everyday.
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Great surgeon excellent bed side manors one of the best
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