Jerod Smith, CRNP

Jerod Smith, CRNP

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
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Jerod Smith, CRNP is a vascular surgery specialist in Greensburg, PA. He specializes in vascular surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.Read his story

530 South St

Greensburg, PA 15601

Contact Information

(724) 765-1162

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Carotid Artery Disease
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more than 5% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Jerod Smith's bio

This content was provided by Jerod Smith "Jerod C. Smith is from New Kensington, PA. He graduated from Saint Joseph High School as President of his class in 2004. He attended Duquesne University for his bachelor of science in Nursing. At Duquesne University he worked with surrounding low socioeconomic communities to provide preventive health screenings and teaching. After graduating from Duquesne he started working in a Neuro-Trauma ICU at UPMC Presbyterian. He managed care for critically ill traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury patients. Collaborated with physicians, nurses, critical care and research teams. He educated patients and their families about all aspects of their care in the hospital setting and preventative measures outside the hospital setting. He supported fellow nurses to create strong universal structure in the critical care setting. Also, provided assessment of patient's status to attending and resident physicians during morning rounds. While working the weekends in ICU, he began his new journey as a certified registered nurse practitioner at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating in 2014, he began working with Dr. Raymond Sekula Jr, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director Cranial Nerve Disorders Program. He developed first Assist experience in microvascular decompressions, anterior cervical discectomy and fusions, laminectomies, tumor resections and ventricular peritoneal shunt revisions. He continued his focus with neurosurgery at Allegheny Health Network were he provided Deep Brain Stimulation Programming for patients with essential tremors, dystonia and Parkinson disease. He traveled to Costa Mesa, CA to participate in Medtronic sponsored deep brain stimulation course. Jerod was then given an opportunity to take a lead advanced practice role at UPMC Mercy were he developed structured polices for rotating APP schedules to include OR, clinic and in-patient coverage. A new opportunity arose and he was asked to assist in the development of a Vascular Surgical department at Excel Health. Jerod currently assists with carotid endarterectomies, lower extremity revascularizations including bypass with PTFE and vein. Endovascular aneurysm repair, arteriovenous fistula creation, Sclerotherapy, Radio-frequency ablation, stab phlebotomies and amputations. In addition, he has developed his own vein clinic and is in the process of obtaining IAC vein accreditation for the facility. Also, he developed post-operative discharge instructions for vascular patients as well as educational material following office visits."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Jerod Smith ""When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied."- Herophilus"

7  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Acute Care Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Critical Care Medicine Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

0  Board Certifications

Jerod Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulator Programming
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Suture Removal
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Adjustment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Duquesne University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Pittsburg
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Jerod Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Jerod Smith's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Jerod Smith to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Jerod 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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