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About Dr. Ken W Smith

Dr. Ken W Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kingsport, TN. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ken W Smith is Great. Dr. Ken W Smith has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ken W Smith is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Blue Ridge Neuroscience Center

2 Sheridan Sq Ste 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
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Specialties

Dr. Ken W 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.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Pain
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Glioblastoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Tumor
  • Craniotomy

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Reviews

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Poor bedside manner

Doesn't shake hands when entering the exam room. Condescending, patronizing. Would not recommend.

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One Star

this is the worst place I've been too. can't talk to anyone , no one call you back , if they do they just say I will call you back. but never do. in 1 month I called 7 times trying to get an appt. for an epidural. just gave up no one would call me. still don't know what's wrong had a mri, they just rushed me out . I did get to see the doctor one time. he could even set down and explain it to me. I stood at a machine and was told a few things. he didn't even has time to answer my questions. don't recommend this dr. at all

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post-op problems

Dr Smith did a wonderful job on my back surgery, but I have suffered with something wrong that has put my life at a standstill, he was gonna inject my back in surgery and the hospital told me 7am, well I had been gone that day doing pre-op the OR called and said I had to be there at 5;30am, well I didn't hear this until 4;30am that morning it takes 2 hrs to get to the hospital, I had no choice but to cancel, I have been almost 2 eeeks trying to get someone to call me back to reschedule, the assistant in his office told me he would be ticked because I had to cancel, I don't understand why they just can't call me back

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amazing surgeon

i have been going to dr smith for 8 years due to a pituitary tumor. dr smith performed the surgery for removal of the tumor and it went wonderfully. the staff at blueridge neuroscience center have all been very kind to me thoughout the years. i would reccomend him

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  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Emory University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Emory Healthcare

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ken W Smith accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Blue Ridge Neuroscience Center, 2 Sheridan Sq Ste 200, Kingsport, TN
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