Paul A. Smucker, M.D.

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Dr. Smucker Practices at:

Mishawaka Office: 60160 Bodnar Boulevard (Off Elm Road)
South Bend Office: 53880 Carmichael Drive (Off corner of Douglas Road and 23)

Participating Hospitals and Surgery Centers

Memorial Hospital of South Bend
Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center – Mishawaka and Plymouth Campuses
Allied Physicians Surgery Center, South Bend


Goshen College, Goshen, IN


4.5 Star Rating: Recommended

4.3 out of 5
119 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments
Updated 2/17


Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

Internal Medicine Residency

Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

Board Certification

Diplomate of American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Subspecialty Certificate in Pain Medicine

Medical Society Memberships

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
International Spinal Intervention Society
American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
North American Spine Society
Illinois State Medical Society
Illinois Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Friendliness/courtesy of care provider
4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider’s explanation of problem/condition
4.3  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider’s concern for questions/worries
4.3  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider’s efforts to include me in decisions
4.1  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider’s information about medications
4.0 4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider’s instructions for follow-up care
4.1 4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Care provider spoke using clear language
4.4  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Time care provider spent with me
4.1  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


My confidence in care provider
4.2  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.2  4.5 Star Rating: Recommended


Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Satisfaction Survey. Patients are not identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

SBO Patient 1/17

I just met him. He is very nice doctor and treated me well.


SBO Patient 1/17

Very impressed in all areas of SBO.


SBO Patient 1/17

First visit, hard to tell yet.


SBO Patient 12/16

Considering my health issue, I left much better informed than when I arrived.  I actually had an emotional lift about the diagnosis/prognosis.


SBO Patient 12/16

Even though my wait time was crazy, Dr. Smucker was very thorough and didn't rush his time with me at all.


SBO Patient 11/16



SBO Patient 9/16



SBO Patient 9/16

I am confident he will help me.

SBO Patient 7/16

Dr Smucker is the tops

SBO Patient 7/16

Love all my doctors there, they are the best I tell everyone I can about SBO if they want the best care and best doctors and best results then go to the best SBO.

SBO Patient 4/16

I would return to this Doctor for further help.

SBO Patient 2/16

Staff was very helpful in filling out forms and especially explaining the forms.


SBO Patient 2/16

I was pleased with Dr. Smucker but felt that I was forgotten about in between X-rays and meeting the doctor due to wait time.


SBO Patient 1/16

Very friendly.  Talks directly to you, not the computer or floor.  Asks if you have any questions


SBO Patient 1/16

No delays.


SBO Patient 1/16

The young ladies at the desk were very, bright, smiley, and courteous.


SBO Patient 12/15

For the first visit - the staff upfront were very nice and helpful.


SBO Patient 12/15

Caregiver was very helpful but can't seem to get anyone to followup with resolution to my problem.


SBO Patient 12/15

Once I met Dr Smucker he was great except for one minor thing - he would stop in the middle of talking and dictate the notes - it was annoying.

SBO Patient 9/15
Very pleased with the care I was given

SBO Patient 9/15