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Dr. Mark Smith, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Mark Smith, MD

Dr. Mark Smith, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center, Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women's Health and WK Pierremont Health Center. Dr. Smith, completed a residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at WK North Laparoscopic Surgical Associates - North in Shreveport, LA. 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

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    WK North Laparoscopic Surgical Associates - North
    2751 Albert L Bicknell Dr Ste 3D, Shreveport, LA 71103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 212-6710
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women's Health
  • WK Pierremont Health Center

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Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
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Open Appendectomy
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Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1104036458
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Florida Health Science Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Smith works at WK North Laparoscopic Surgical Associates - North in Shreveport, LA. View the full address on Dr. Smith’s profile.

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