Stacy V. Smith, MD

Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Houston Methodist Department of Neurology

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Stacy V. Smith, MD

Houston Methodist Department of Neurology

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About Me

"A detailed evaluation helps make a diagnosis and also allows me to learn about the patient as a whole.  My goal is to help patients achieve a meaningful quality of life through a variety of treatment modalities and approaches."

Stacy V. Smith, MD is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in headache medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, and completed a residency in neurology as well as a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Smith also performed a fellowship in headache medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Smith specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, headache medicine and concussion care.

Clinical Interests

Botulinum toxin injection for headache
Complicated headache syndromes
Cranial nerve palsy
Headache infusion therapies
Headache-related visual disturbance
Cranial nerve blocks
Optic neuropathy
Post-concussion syndrome
Pseudotumor cerebri/idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Axis Global / Texas Monarch Student Accident Plan
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
Reny Company Workers' Comp
SmartCare PNM Resources
Student Assurance Services Student Accident Plan
Texas Kids First Student Accident Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
Workers Comp-Beech Street
Workers' Comp: Coventry / First Health

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties - Headache Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas | 2011
Neurology | Houston Methodist Hospital | 2015
Neuro-Ophthalmology | Houston Methodist Hospital | 2016
Headache Medicine | The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas | 2017
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
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