Biography & Education

Biography

Dr. Smoot is a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed his medicine internship and neurology residency at Oregon Health & Science University, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Smoot began working at Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center in 2009, and in 2011 he joined the Multiple Sclerosis Center full-time.

Dr. Smoot has established a new patient program series at the Multiple Sclerosis Center. He also continues to play an active role in multiple clinical research trials. Over the last decade, he has presented several abstracts at both the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurologic Association meetings.

In his free time, Dr. Smoot enjoyes cycling, hiking and cooking.

Areas of expertise

Multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica

Education
United States Naval Academy, Bachelor of Science, chemistry (1992-1996)
University of Cincinnati, Doctor of Medicine (1996-2000)
Oregon Health & Science Univerisity, preliminary medicine (2000-2001)
Oregon Health & Science University, neurology (2001-2004)
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

9427 SW Barnes Road
Suite 595
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 503-216-1066

Publications

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Neurology
Conditions Treated
Services Provided

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (140 Ratings, 52 Comments)

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04/27/2016
I see Dr Smoot every 6 months for my MS. Always greets me warmly and listens to me and gives me feedback and answers my question regarding any issue that I may have. I never feel that I have to rush through the appointment
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100

04/24/2016
I have had several neurologists over the years. Dr. Smoot is by far absolutely the best I have ever seen!
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100

04/18/2016
I have recommended your office.
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04/04/2016
Dr. Smoot is the most prompt provider I've ever had. I never wait long for my appointment after I check in.
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04/04/2016
dr Smoot is always professional and thorough. he always puts in 100% for my care. he is an excellent dr.
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03/28/2016
[...] He has always been very kind and takes the time needed to talk to me. He genuinely listens to my concerns and answers my questions and responds to my calls and emails timely. I fell very fortunate to have him as my primary care MS doctor.
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100

03/24/2016
Dr. Smoot is the only Doctor that explained everything to me in a manner that was compassionate and honest, he guided me through every question and after only one visit he helped me understand what to expect. Most of all he gave me my dignity back and helped me with my prothsetics that gave me more independence and hope. I've seen many Doctors all over the World and Dr. Smoot is the best I've ever seen! I am eternally greatfull and thankful for Providence and Dr. Smoot going the extra mile for me!
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70

03/16/2016
It's extremely hard to receive an appointment within 3 months. Dr's medical assistant seems to do everything for the Dr. The Dr just seems too busy to give adequate care/time to his patients.
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100

03/15/2016
Love Dr. Smoot! [...]
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03/07/2016
All of my providers have been wonderful. I hope I don't loose them.
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03/06/2016
I love Dr. Smoot and his staff!
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80

03/06/2016
Always seems concerned.
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03/01/2016
Dr smoot is a very kind dr
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90

02/24/2016
Good people skills, excellent at keeping up w/latest advances in MS research.
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02/05/2016
The provider is very excellent! However, the telephone system that supports this office is poor and cumbersome.
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100

01/31/2016
Dr. Smoot is an excellent doctor.
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90

01/26/2016
The MS Center at St Vincent's has several excellent neurologists. Dr. Smoot is an enthusiastic physician who is holistic in his approach and is current on MS research and treatment options. He is a very likeable person and I'm glad he's my specialist.
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100

01/26/2016
Dr Smoot is the best neurologist I have ever met. I have MS and he knows everything about it.
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01/19/2016
Always very caring and thorough. In response to information brought to his attention, Dr. Smoot sought ME out.
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01/19/2016
I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Smoot, and have felt extremely blessed to be getting such excellent care for my Multiple Sclerosis, which has been very well controlled with the treatment that Kyle Smoot has prescribed.
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100

01/17/2016
Dr Smoot is an amazing provider. I have recommended him several times in the past.
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100

01/14/2016
he listened to my concerns and took them secercely
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100

01/13/2016
Everyone courteous and professional.
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100

01/06/2016
Dr. Smoot talked with me and my husband about my care. He answered all our questions and made us feel we had been included in his thinking.
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100

12/30/2015
Past medical records not available due to Dr. Smoot's change of practice. Fortunately he remembered some of my medical issues from 5 yrs ago.
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100

12/30/2015
I love Dr Smoot. He listens very carefully and always has good answers to my questions about symptoms and drug options.
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100

12/29/2015
Dr Smoot is great, easy to talk with, kind, patient, takes time
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12/22/2015
Dr. Smoot is simply the best. I thoroughly enjoy my yearly follow ups because his care and positivism is stellar.
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100

12/22/2015
He is a wonderful Doctor - really knows his stuff
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12/16/2015
Dr. Smoot is thorough and kind. I am thankful to have him as my neurologist.
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100

12/15/2015
superb understanding !!!
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12/13/2015
Always a pleasant experience
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100

12/08/2015
This was an initial visit for consultation. Dr. Smoot was very thorough and explained test results completely. He was very clear about what I should expect for future regarding follow up visits and tests.
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100

12/08/2015
Dr. Smoot is the best neurologist I've seen. On the MS journey, it's not easy finding a specialist who listens as well as talks. Dr. Smoot and my care team are so good [...] I was determined to obtain private insurance that covered Dr. Smoot. [...]
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100

12/08/2015
All good dr. Smoot is very good.
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12/01/2015
Dr Smoot is incredibly thorough, in explaining pertinent information as well as ordering necessary tests.
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11/24/2015
He is a consummate professional.
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11/24/2015
Dr. Smoot is very thorough with my health while I am with him. He knows what meds I am on overall, sometimes asking me if I'm taking a certain med a certain way and if I'm not he wants to know why. He has a very inviting personality and makes me feel as if he really cares about me as a person.
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100

11/11/2015
Dr. Smoot and his staff was very fast efficient, thorough and patient with me.
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100

10/27/2015
Always good.
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10/20/2015
Dr Smoot is an excellent doctor.
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100

10/05/2015
Dr. Smoot is very thorough, understanding and listens well. He is one of the best Providers I have met with and would recommend him highly to anyone with MS.
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09/14/2015
Dr. Smoot was very thorough through out the exam.
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09/08/2015
Dr Smoot is always welcoming, professional. Takes the time to answer my questions. If anything in the MS world has changed since my last visit we discuss this. I'm on [...] which can have issues he is right on that making sure I have the correct blood test so that I won't have issues with this medicaitoin.
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100

08/25/2015
I have every confidence in Dr. Smoot. He is exceedingly competent in addition to being kind and patient. I couldn't ask for more.
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08/18/2015
Dr. Smoot is an exceptional doctor. He explains things clearly with compassion.
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100

07/29/2015
Really appreciate Dr Smoot's kindness and intelligence in dealing with my MS
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100

07/28/2015
Dr Smoot is the very best Neurologist I have ever had so far. He knows everything about MS...
Providence Health & Services Patient
60

07/21/2015
When phoning in the late afternoon, the phone rang forever, finally was picked up and supposedly a message was taken but I never received a response
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100

07/18/2015
Always very helpful and great personnality
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06/19/2015
Dr. Smoot listens well and always give me time to explain what I have been experiencing.
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100

06/10/2015
he is a very good doctor. always ready and able to help
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