About Dr. Robert Smith II,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Robert Smith II and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center in 2000. To date, I have performed approximately 2,200 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,356 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano, Medical Center of Plano , and Medical City Dallas. Read more...

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22 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Smith II

"Dr. Smith was very upfront and confident in his initial echocardiogram evaluation. He took the time to explain everything to me and let me know what I could expect, both good and bad. Surgery went as planned without any complications.

Post-op care changed a bit after he went in and saw what everything looked like. I highly recommend Dr. Smith and all of the other amazing doctors and nurses at Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano."

-- Jared Takeshita, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Robotic Surgery, 08/28/2020

"I was well informed about what the surgery would entail. Bedside manner was very professional and comforting. The aortic valve replacement (with a cow valve) was very effective. I was really MOOOVed. The Maze procedure not so much, but the AFIB, I understand, is difficult to correct under the best of circumstances. I would do it again. I would highly recommend Dr. Smith."

-- Richard Max, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Maze Procedure, 12/19/2019

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Pathobiology of mitral valve prolapsed disease
  • Blood Conservation
  • Atrial Fibrillation associated with mitral valve disease

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Robert Smith II, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center in 2000.

Dr. Smith completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2007. Then, in 2009, Dr. Smith completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dr. Smith is board certified by the American Board of Surgery the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Currently, Dr. Robert Smith II is the Director of Robotic Surgery at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano where he launched the da Vinci Robotic Heart Surgery Program.

In addition, Dr. Smith is the Medical Director of Ventricular Assist Devices at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano where he leads a team of Joint Commission approval of first non-transplant, destination VAD center in Texas.

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with Dr. Robert Smith II, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Smith II, you can:

  • Call (888) 271-2169 right now
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The office of Dr. Smith II is located at 4708 Alliance Blvd., Plano, TX 75093. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: December 1, 2020