Darin Smith, MD
Schedule an Appointment
To schedule an appointment with Darin Smith, please call 319-221-8966
Areas of Interest
Dr. Smith specializes in both invasive and minimally invasive spinal surgeries. Additional interests include brain tumor evaluation and resection, craniotomy for tumors and aneurysms, ventriculoperitoneal shunts, brain aneurysm evaluation, SEPS twist drill subdural hematoma drainage, Agee endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, ulnar nerve surgery and transsphenoidal for pituitary tumors.
Education and Training
- University of Iowa College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
- University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Neurosurgery
- Fellow of the American Associates of Neurological Surgery
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Honors, Awards, etc.
Alpha Omega Alpha, honor medical society, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Board Certified in Neurological Surgery
Dr. Smith and his wife, Suehila, enjoy taking care of their six children. They are interested in general health and nutrition and developing a proper diet for optimal health.
After graduation from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 1993, Dr. Smith did a six-year residency in Neurological Surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery that permits more rapid healing, shorter hospital stays and low complication rates, resulting in dramatic pain reduction. Dr. Smith performs "the right surgery for the right reasons" to achieve the best possible outcome.