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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (26)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rick Smith, Plastic Surgeon is Average. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 43 patients who have provided 26 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 2.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rick Smith, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Facelift (Rhytidoplasty)
  • Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from Michigan State University-CHM.


Dr. Smith has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Sparrow Ionia Hospital 
  • Clinton Memorial Hospital 
  • Sparrow Hospital & Health System 

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Additional Information
Dr. Rick Joel Smith MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rick J. Smith practice?
Dr. Rick Smith has 2 office locations.
Dr. Rick Smith practices Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery near East Lansing, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Southfield, MI.
See East Lansing Plastic Surgeons and East Lansing Surgeons.