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Dr. James Smith, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.9 (108)
Map Pin Small Austin, TX
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Smith, MD

Dr. James Smith, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Austin, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch and is affiliated with Guadalupe Regional Medical Center. Dr. Smith, completed a residency at Fell Baylor College Med. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at Practice in Austin, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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
    Central Texas Spine Institute LLP
    6818 Austin Center Blvd Ste 200, Austin, TX 78731 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (512) 795-2225

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Guadalupe Regional Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



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Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Piriformis Syndrome
Sciatica
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Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Tear
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Neck Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Spine Surgery
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    4.9
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    Based on 108 ratings
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    About Dr. James Smith, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1245232172
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Bc
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Fell Baylor College Med
    Residency
    Internship
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James 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.

    Dr. Smith has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Smith has seen patients for Back Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Smith on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    108 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. 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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