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Dr. Brian Smith, MD

General Surgery*
4.8 (61)
Map Pin Small Long Beach, CA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brian Smith, MD

Dr. Brian Smith, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Long Beach, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with UCI Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at Practice in Long Beach, CA with other offices in Orange, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Smith's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Va Long Beach Healthcare System
    5901 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90822 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 826-8000
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    Uci Health H.h. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
    101 The City Dr S Bldg 22C, Orange, CA 92868 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (888) 717-4463
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    333 City Blvd W Ste 850, Orange, CA 92868 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 456-8598

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  • UCI Medical Center

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Gallbladder Surgery
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Sleeve Gastrectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
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Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    4.8
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    Based on 61 ratings
    Patient Ratings (61)
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    About Dr. Brian Smith, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1770631715
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California Irvine Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California at Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Brian Smith, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Smith is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    61 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Smith, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Smith appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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