Dr. James Stewart Smeltzer MD Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Dr. James Smeltzer is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Marietta, Georgia and is affiliated with WellStar Kennestone Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Smeltzer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 51 doctors at WellStar Kennestone Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Obstetrician-Gynecologist: Birth Defect & Fetal Treatment, Maternal & Fetal Medicine/High Risk

Clinical Interests: Pregnancy in Diabetics, Pre-Eclampsia, Hypertension, Prenatal Diagnosis

Hospital Affiliation

WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • French

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1978–1982

Northwestern University Hospitals
Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, 1982–1984

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACOG), American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Publications & Presentations

Cryosurgical treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: four-year experience.
Arof, H. M., Gerbie, M. V., Smeltzer, J.

Trisomy 16 mosaicism in amniotic fluid cell cultures.
Tantravahi, U., Matsumoto, C., Delach, J., Craffey, A., Smeltzer, J., Benn, P.

Headache after diagnostic lumbar puncture. Using 20 gauge needle is blunderbuss technique.
Smeltzer, J. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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