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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

Based on 302 reviews

  • General


    • Urology
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Robotic Surgery Program
    • Years in Practice: 32


    • Urology

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English

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

  • Education

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

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

    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Resident in General Surgery

    School Emory University
    Specialty pediatric urology

  • Procedures

  • 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

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 302 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

    299 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    302 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    301 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    300 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    299 ratings

    Comments (28)

    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.

    Oct 24, 2019
    she was excellent ! I trust her recommendations  
    Sep 11, 2019
    Dr. Smith was direct and to the point about my condition after the exam.  
    Sep 05, 2019
    Dr. Craig Smith is great!,  
    Aug 25, 2019
    other family members now visit this clinic  
    Aug 18, 2019
    Dr. Smith is very thorough and caring.  
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr Craig Smith is a wonderfully urologist with a great personality  
    Jul 30, 2019
    an outstanding medical practitioner, he has my complete trust.  
    Jul 24, 2019
    I would rate higher than 5 if able. *Dr. Smith is incredible, caring, and knowledgeable.  
    Jun 05, 2019
    I realize this was a follow up visit, so 10 minutes is probably a reasonable amount of time?  
    Jun 05, 2019
    I recommend Dr. Smith to all my friends and associates if I discover they are having issues similar to mine.  
    Jun 04, 2019
    I think very highly of Dr Smith as a caring, compassionate physician  
    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.  
    Apr 23, 2019
    Dr. Smith is SUPER!  
    Apr 19, 2019
    Again great job. Wonderful doctor.  
    Apr 17, 2019
    Dr Smith was great for a very sensitive procedure.  
    Apr 14, 2019
    all good  
    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.  
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Smith always explains things clearly  
    Mar 20, 2019
    I have seen him 6-8 times. I continue to keep coming back. He is that good.  
    Feb 25, 2019
    Very impressed! Thank you *Dr. Craig Smith!  
    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.  
    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.  
    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  
    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  
    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.  
    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!  
    Dec 11, 2018
    Very competent, down to earth doctor.  
    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.  
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