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Craig A. Smith, MD, FAAP, FACS

Philosophy of Care

Working to achieve optimal outcomes by utilizing state-of-the-art surgical care with compassionate, patient interaction


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 275 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Urology
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Robotic Surgery Program
    • Years in Practice: 31


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Urology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    All aspects of pediatric urology as well as reconstructive, routine and innovative surgical techniques and therapies for adults, including robotic surgery


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Graduation Date 04/1986
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Administrative Chief Resident in Urology

    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Resident in General Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Emory University
    Specialty pediatric urology

  • Procedures

    Urology
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Urological Association
    • American Association of Clinical Urologists
    • American Medical Association
    • Christian Medical and Dental Society
  • Media/Published Articles

  • Conditions

    Urology
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 275 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    272 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    274 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    273 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    273 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    272 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    272 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    274 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    272 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    271 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    3.9
    269 ratings


    Comments (26)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.9
    May 19, 2019
    I have a great of confidence with this provider. Very intelligent and knows his job. He's a very kind person. I have no doubts about him in any way.  
    5.0
    Apr 23, 2019
    Dr. Smith is SUPER!  
    5.0
    Apr 19, 2019
    Again great job. Wonderful doctor.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    Dr Smith was great for a very sensitive procedure.  
    4.9
    Apr 14, 2019
    all good  
    4.8
    Apr 03, 2019
    Dr. Smith is excellent. We have full confidence in him, his area of expertise, and recommendations. Great bedside manner. Would recommend him to anyone looking for a urologist.  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Smith always explains things clearly  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    I have seen him 6-8 times. I continue to keep coming back. He is that good.  
    4.9
    Feb 25, 2019
    Very impressed! Thank you *Dr. Craig Smith!  
    4.9
    Feb 19, 2019
    Dr Smith is the best! He is worth the wait and has a great rapport with my son, (the patient). He takes his time making sure our questions are answered and explains everything thoroughly.  
    4.6
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Smith put me totally at ease, and answered my questions directly and clearly. His friendly, sincere, down to earth demeanor made me feel very comfortable.  
    4.6
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Smith is clearly very intelligent and knows what he is talking about. Sometimes it was a little difficult to understand what he was explaining at first, but ultimately, he would explain it well enough See more  
    1.5
    Jan 17, 2019
    I trust Dr Smith regarding my surgery; accept he is a skilled urologist, but his skills in communication with me as a patient and willingness to listen rather than talk unfortunately incline me to avoid See more  
    5.0
    Jan 15, 2019
    I am not often likely to recommend people or products to others, but I could see myself recommending Dr Smith to others.  
    4.8
    Dec 17, 2018
    *Dr. Smith was and is amazing. I would recommend him to anyone that was in our situation. I couldn't be more grateful that we found him & had him taking care of our daughter!  
    3.9
    Dec 11, 2018
    Very competent, down to earth doctor.  
    4.6
    Nov 27, 2018
    Dr. Smith is an excellent urologist and I have tremendous confidence and faith in him. He explains things well and puts me at ease.  
    5.0
    Sep 26, 2018
    the provide is very nice and highly recommendable to family and friends.  
    5.0
    Sep 19, 2018
    *Dr. Smith got it right - Kidney stone free for multiple years now!  
    4.8
    Aug 18, 2018
    Dr. Smith is clearly an expert in his field, and his manner with young patients is warm, funny, and confidence-inspiring.  
    4.6
    Aug 10, 2018
    Dr. Smith is excellent.  
    4.4
    Aug 08, 2018
    I was very impressed by Dr. Smith. He never seemed rush, and made us feel like he had all the time in the world.   
    5.0
    Aug 01, 2018
    excellent  
    4.8
    Jul 25, 2018
    Dr. Smith provided a great deal of relevant and helpful information. I took notes (and needed them!).  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2018
    Dr. Smith is one of the best urologists DMG has!  
    4.4
    Jul 18, 2018
    Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor. It is shown through his bedside manner and how he treats you as a patient.  
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