Our Providers

    Our Providers

    The board certified surgeons at Novant Health Surgical Associates specialize in general and vascular surgery, as well as surgical oncology. Our surgeons are skilled in the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques.

    We see each patient as an individual. Before determining a course of treatment, we review your diagnosis and personal health history. Together we explore treatment options and then decide the best course of action for you.

    Smith, Joseph Andrew, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.85 out of 5 | 92 reviews
    General Surgery
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Bolivia
    (910) 721-4000
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    The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Novant Health Medical Group has earned the Press Ganey Seal of Integrity for having met scientifically rigorous standards for collecting and publicly reporting patient experience data. The Seal of Integrity affirms the validity of the organization's program and ensures that provider's performance ratings are objectively and accurately represented.

    Patient Comments 11 reviews
    October 24, 2018
    *Dr. Smith & staff helped make a very scary situation the absolute best experience! I can't say thank you enough!
    -Patient in OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC

    August 30, 2018
    I have worked in 3 hospitals over my many years - *Dr. Joseph Smith is, without question, the most knowledgeable surgeon I have ever met, without a doubt. His staff is excellent, no question at all.
    -Patient in CAROLINA SHORES, NC

    August 22, 2018
    -Patient in SUPPLY, NC

    July 31, 2018
    -Patient in LITTLE RIVER, SC

    July 14, 2018
    Very pleased in every way.
    -Patient in OAK ISLAND, NC

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    Practice locations
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Bolivia
    (910) 721-4000
    Novant Health Surgical Associates - Southport
    (910) 721-4360

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    Medical School:
    Univ. of Tennessee - Memphis 2008

    New Hanover Regional Medical Center 2013

    Board Certifications:
    General Surgery

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    Gender: Male