Dr. Donald Smith MD
Neurosurgeons — Tampa, FL
Dr. Donald Smith specializes in neurosurgery, general surgery in Tampa, Florida. Details of Dr. Smith's 34 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Vermont are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Smith has been compared
Primary Location for Dr. Smith
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
Ratings and Reviews for Dr. Donald SmithVery Good
If you know and have received services from Dr. Donald Smith, you can rate and review Dr. Donald Smith by clicking the following button.
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Donald Smith identified specializing in
A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e. prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries, disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution. No Sub Specialty and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist..
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Smith is affiliated with 1 hospital:
1 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
EducationDr. Smith attended medical school at University of Vermont College of Medicine and graduated in 1979 having 34 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Donald Smith MD as:
- D Smith
Top searched Neurosurgeons in Tampa, FL:
We found 5 doctors nearby Dr. Smith who also specialize in Neurosurgery:
We found 5 doctors with names similar to Dr. Donald Smith:
Are you Dr. Donald Smith?
Update your information