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Mark H. Smith, Jr, MD

Dr. Mark H. Smith, Jr, MD

General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations


  • Medical School: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Florida Health Science Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of General Surgery: General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People's Health

Conditions Treated

Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Bile Duct Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Abdominal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Pelvic Abscess
Gastric Ulcer
Inguinal Hernia
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Thyroid Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ventral Hernia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Partial Lung Collapse
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Breast Cancer
Intestinal Abscess
Hiatal Hernia
Barrett's Esophagus
Esophageal Varices
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Colorectal Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Incisional Hernia
Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Pleural Effusion
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Ischemic Colitis
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Peptic Ulcer
Lung Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Biliary Atresia

Procedures Performed

Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Biopsy of Breast
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Wound Repair
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Puncture Aspiration
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal
Tracheal Surgery
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Port Placements or Replacements
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Hernia Repair
Bunion Surgery
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Appendectomy, Open
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Acid Reflux Surgery
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)