Stephanie Shintani Smith, MD

Stephanie Shintani Smith, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Otolaryngology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science - 2006
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2011

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

281 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

68 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

68 Reviews

August 18, 2023

5.0

great doctor. spends lots of time explaining and very caring.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Thorough and a very caring doctor. Answered all my questions.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

thoughtful. explained matters clearly and respectfully.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Very patient, gentle and caring. She took wonderful care of me and resolved my longstanding breathing issue

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August 08, 2023

5.0

As I explained in the previous message. From the moment she walked in she made me feel comfortable speaking with her

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith listened to my concerns, asked some clarifying questions and took the time to thoroughly examine me, as always.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

She kept me informed from my first office visit up to surgery. She was very easy to communicate with. She answered all our questions.

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August 03, 2023

5.0

She was great

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August 02, 2023

5.0

She’s so thourough

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Professional, knowledgable and personable.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Same as above. In addition prompt responses on My Chart.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

She is obviously very knowledgeable in her field, friendly and smart.

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July 23, 2023

5.0

Highly recommended and she is living to my expectation.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

She is very knowledgeable and explains everything clearly. She is also warm and caring. I feel very confident in her care.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable, professional, and explains what she recommends

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and was very descriptive in her guidance and explanation of what was going on with her patient

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith is very friendly, very knowledgeable and is very thorough in her examination and information. Meetings with her are helpful and informative. Dr. Smith always seems to go the extra mile to take your general health into consideration during her examination and discussion.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

I found her to be genuinely concerned with my care, a good listener, good at explaining details and very collaborative.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Wow! Dr. Smith spent so much time with me! She asked me about my history and explained everything very thoroughly She answered all of my questions. She is a great example of what doctors should be like!!! A rare find!

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June 18, 2023

1.0

She prescribed a medicine not covered by insurance. I'm broke. Idk how to remedy. Would take another month and a half to get back in. Sucks.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith is incredibly thorough. She’s knowledgeable & caring.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Quality care

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Explained the complete process to me.

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May 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith really cares, she is smart and knowledgeable. Makes you feel comfortable. I really enjoyed if you could say that to doctor's visit.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith is professional, caring, understanding, and unique.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Very caring, informative and encouraged discussions

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May 17, 2023

5.0

Taking time to listen to my issues and the care to solve them

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manner - made me feel extremely comfortable.

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April 30, 2023

4.0

Careful, energetic

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Great

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April 19, 2023

5.0

See above. Excellent physician.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Exceptional care and concern for patient. Never rushes patient in an appointment. Answers every question. Is an expert in sialendoscopy. Wish she could be my doctor for everything!

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April 17, 2023

5.0

There is amazing Doctor Who has a way with communication and made me feel it is from the beginning, even though they had to put a camera up my nose

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April 17, 2023

5.0

She is absolutely incredible and cares deeply for her patients

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April 11, 2023

5.0

She is smart, kind and a pleasure to deal with.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith explained everything to me in a way that was easy to understand and made me feel very comfortable during my visit.

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April 04, 2023

5.0

she went above and beyond to accommodate me and help me access care

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March 21, 2023

4.0

Professional. Listens. Asks questions. Explains options clearly.

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March 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith is very incredible. She listens, she explains and knows what she is doing. I would recommend everyone to her.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

She was one of the best doctors I have come in contact with.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

She was thorough and was very professional.

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March 01, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manner! I haven’t had a doctor to care in so long. It’s a shame she’s a hour away but worth it!

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March 01, 2023

5.0

She listens and gets to the heart of the problem and solves the problem.

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February 15, 2023

5.0

She took time to listen and explain options

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Good treatment as noted above.

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February 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Smith is very knowledgeable. She took the time to examine me thoroughly, asked clarifying questions, and explained what could cause my symptoms. I highly recommend being in her care.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shintani Smith was wonderful, very thorough, clear and answered all my questions.

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Smith listens well, explains clearly and exhibits care and concern.

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January 18, 2023

5.0

She didn't "miss" on any point of the interaction I would want from a healer.

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January 18, 2023

5.0

Friendly and helpful. Would recommend to family or friends.

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December 21, 2022

5.0

Dedicated doctor that tries to figure things out.

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December 20, 2022

5.0

Very professional and experienced

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December 15, 2022

5.0

Combination of expertise and listening skills to address and find beneficial solutions.

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December 13, 2022

5.0

Pleasant, personal and informative, as well as responsive.

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November 03, 2022

5.0

She listens well, presents alternatives other than surgery

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November 02, 2022

5.0

Very personal. Friendly.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

She was thorough and answered all my questions.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

Professional

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October 11, 2022

5.0

She was very nice and detailed. Dr. smith is taking precautions before doing the procedure to make sure that I will be okay. She gives a lot of explanation and detail which is nice

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October 06, 2022

5.0

She took time to explain my questions in a manner that I could understand. Was very knowledgeable

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September 23, 2022

5.0

I love her professionally service and her attitude

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September 21, 2022

5.0

She was clear and easy to understand

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September 20, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor with an excellent bedside manner.

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September 20, 2022

5.0

Very caring, friendly, wonderful with explanations.

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September 20, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, thorough and open to discussion in the context of difficult to diagnose and unusual issues.

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September 14, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner

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September 13, 2022

5.0

She is really a good doctor

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September 13, 2022

5.0

She listened to all my concerns and provided good feedback and advice.

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Disclosures

Stephanie Shintani Smith, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.