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About Dr. Michael D Smith
Dr. Michael D Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Minneapolis, MN, with another office in Waconia, MN. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Smith has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Michael D Smith has the following 2 specialties
- Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Michael D Smith has the following 6 expertise
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Michael D Smith has 1 board certified specialty
Dr. Michael D Smith is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Smith is an outstanding physician. He is by far the best cervical spine specialist in the entire upper midwest. He performed a 5 level laminoplasty on my neck for cervical stenosis. Dr Smith is one of the only spine surgeons in the country who has performed more than 500 laminoplasties. I have had no complications and my recovery is going well. If you have a problem with your neck, go see Dr. Smith.
I went to Dr. Smith for a second opinion on some issues I was having with my neck and spine. He too recommended surgery but his bedside manner and overall personality made me switch from my first doctor to him. Dr. Smith and his team are top notch in my book and I would recommend him highly to anyone having cervical spine issues. He listens, he cares and he treats you like a human being!!!! I am healing beautifully thanks to Dr. Smith!
Patients' Choice Award (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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
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.
35 Years Experience
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Dr. Michael D Smith accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
- BCBS MN BluePrint
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Medica Fairview and N Memorial Vantage
- Medica Ridgeview Comm Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Medica Choice
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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