Arthur David
Smith, MD


(516) 734-8500

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Urology - American Board of Urology

Administrative titles

  • Chairman Emeritus of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Academic titles

  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • University of Witwatersrand


  • Johannesburg General Hospital
  • Baragwanath Hospital
  • Johannesburg Hospital
  • Johannesburg Hospital


  • Coronation Hospital
  • Johannesburg General Hospital


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Locations & insurance

The Smith Institute for Urology

  • 450 Lakeville Road
    Suite M41.
    Lake Success, NY 11042

    Fax: (516) 734-8535

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"Good bedside manner."

"Dr. Smith has always been very knowledgeable and helpful with any question or concern I may have."

"I will always recommend a family or friend ."


"It was quite easy understanding Dr. Smith but the question is poorly stated. Did the doctor understand my gibberish?"

"I have already recommended Dr. Smith to others."



"Once again/Dr. Smith is amazing!"

"Dr. Smith is a top notch doctor who is extremely knowledgeable in his field"

"Very good staff."

"I wish every doctor I see was as competent empathetic and pleasant as Dr Smith and his staff"

"Dr. Smith is a very thorough, caring physician. He addressed my concerns regarding my issues an was extremely understanding."

"Dr Smith has always made me comfortable during my visits. He explains information about my medical condition in ways that I can fully understand and allows my input and also answers any questions that I have."

"Dr. Smith is the best in his field. I can't thank him enough for saving my family members more than once."

"All the staff always makes my experience much more pleasant"

"I felt very important, and cared for."

"Dr. Smith is indescribable - words do not do him justice; humble dr."

"Dr Smith is the only doctor i would consider to manage my stones."


"Excellent good treatment."

"Dr. Smith is extremely personable and took the time to fully explain everything. I did not want to have medical problems that required me to see a Urologist, but Dr.Smith put me at ease."

"1. No problems."


"Very good."

"Excellent dr.!!!"

"Everything went well. All in all every thing was a good experience."

"My daughter in law goes to Dr. Smith at my recommendation. Dr. Smith answered every question & concern I had. He cares very much for his patients."

"Dr. A. Smith - Saved my life!!"

"When with Dr. Smith it is always 100% together -"

"Dr Smith's care is what distinguishes him"

"Dr. Arthur Smith is by far the best dr. that exists. I am alive today because of his excellence in his profession. He is #1 dr. as far as I'm concerned he should be put in the world's records as the #1 dr. in the world. I hope he lives forever & practices forever so I know my life goes on only for him. God bless him. I travel from Manhattan just to see him."

"My experience was GOOD. Dr. Smith removed my catheter (Yay!) My Dr. (Steckle) was away at a conference when I had a question about my condition, Dr. Smith reassured me, but told me to ask Steckle when he returned, as Dr. Smith as more of a "kidney stone specialist", not prostate cancer. I like that he didn't try to "fake" an answer he didn't know."

"very good staff."

"Dr. Smith is simply the best! I have been under his care & guidance for yours, he is brilliant!"

"Dr. Smith is wonderful."

"Dr. Smith is a wonderful doctor and always makes u feel his concerns in explaining everything and again u are lucky to have him in your organization."

"Very good."


"Very good experience."

"Dr. Arthur D. Smith is top-rate. There is no one better."

"Everything was excellent. I received the very best of care. EXCELLENT!!"

"I have always been treated with respect and courtesy when visiting my doctor (Arthur Smith). The staff is truly professional!"

"Always a pleasure."

"My experience with Dr. Smith has been very pleasant. I trust him whole heartedly with my condition."

"Of all the other doctors that I need to see Dr. Smith is the best."



"Dr. Smith is delightful - very busy man terrific bedside manner - this is a passion for him - not a job."

"I never had a bad experience."

"Very good."

"Bedside manner is 10 out of 10. It's too bad Dr. Smith is an older gentleman. I'm afraid he will consider retiring soon."

"Excellent doctor."

"Good experience, the medical group was excellent."

"Dr. Smith was outstanding, informative, kind, compassionate, funny, thorough - ADORED Dr. Smith - (hadn't seen him in 30 yrs.). Dr. Smith exemplifies what every dr. aspires to be - #9. Abundance of confidence."

"Dr. Smith reviewed my lab results with me, allowing me to ask questions and make notes on my copy. It was greatly appreciated."

"Dr. Smith is an extraordinary dr. & truly worthy of having his name."

"Experience was remarkably."

"Very good experience. #9. Dr. Smith."

"Dr. Smith was kind & understanding of my medical issues."