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David Smith, MD

Dr. Smith is a physical medicine doctor in the San Diego area. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital LA Jolla and 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Smith saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more opiate dependence patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more drug addiction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more spondylosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more arthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more osteoarthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw more chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw torticollis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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71 doctors
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Dr. Smith saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more chronic pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more sprained back patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw more scoliosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw more sprained joint patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw more neck pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more neuropathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Smith saw more sciatica patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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36 doctors
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Dr. Smith saw sprained shoulder patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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Dr. Smith saw plantar fasciitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Smith sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Pacific Surgical Institute of Pain Management
3703 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108
2,237 miles away
Office
1575 W Main St
El Centro, CA 92243
2,154 miles away

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Credentials
  • U S DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
    RESIDENCY
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1988

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Smith is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital LA Jolla
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Grossmont Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • El Centro Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield