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About Dr. Donald A Smith

Dr. Donald A Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tampa, FL, with another office in Tampa, FL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Smith has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

75 Ratings with 17 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald A Smith is Great. Dr. Donald A Smith has been rated by 75 patients. From those 75 patients 17 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Donald A Smith is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

USF Physicians Group

2 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
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University Of South Florida Medical Center

12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
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Specialties

Dr. Donald A Smith has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Donald A Smith has the following 19 expertise

  • Brain Injuries
  • Craniotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Dystonic Disorders
  • Glioblastoma
  • Dystonia
  • Brain Tumor
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Stroke
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Essential Tremor
  • Aneurysm
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Movement Disorders

Dr. Donald A Smith has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Donald A Smith is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Great physician. His time is your time. Makes you feel like you are his only patient.

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Five Stars

I truly trust him. Excellent bedside manner and knowledge. Well versed in working with patients with disabilities. I love him.

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Best Neurosurgeon at Tampa General Hospital

Dr. Donald Smith focuses on YOU the patient at all times. He possesses excellent assessment skills. You never feel rushed during your medical office visit. This is a surgeon who continually tries other medical treatments and never rushes into surgery. You may wait months for an appointment and months for surgery, but by then you will know that surgery is necessary at that time.

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Five Stars

Trusted him and he deserves it. Great Dr. great staff.

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Four Stars

Dr. Donald Smith was absolutely excellent at his bedside manner diagnosis and timeliness to fit me in for surgery and he was highly recommended by many surgeons and other doctors . My orthopedic doctor felt comfortable with having Dr. Donald Smith do my surgery that is upcoming. He took his time like I was his only patient to go over everything with me show me exactly what he was looking at and the plan of care and then he had his assistant follow up with me in mediately for a surgery date . I will update the review once I am recovering from surgery which I'm sure will be great . I recommend getting more than one opinion as Dr. Donald Smith was right on target with the mayo clinic opinion and I have decided to have Donald Smith is my surgeon .

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Smith is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Donald A Smith accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • AvMed Health
    • AvMed Empower
    • Avmed Choice
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
    • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
    • Humana Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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