Harold K. Smith, MD, FAANS received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Following this, Dr. Smith completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Smith is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and has been practicing medicine since 1988. Dr. Smith specializes in a broad range of general neurosurgical disciplines, with extensive experience in spinal and intracranial neurosurgery.
Dr. Smith has expertise and experience in skull base, vascular, functional and tumor neurosurgery, as well as stereotactic radiosurgery and image guided robotically assisted spinal surgery. He has pioneered the use of fluorescence guidance and awake techniques for the resection of complex brain tumors.
In Dr. Smith’s spare time, he enjoys cycling, travel and is an accomplished ornithologist.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Little Rock
University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson
Certifications & Memberships
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Procedures & Conditions
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
Cervical Spine Disorders
Lumbar Spine Disorders
Degenerative Disc Disease
Compressing Vertebral Fractures
Transsphenoidal Pituitary Tumor Resection
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Lumbar Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion
Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Placement
Vagal Nerve Stimulator Placement
Neurosurgical Specialists of El Paso
10175 Gateway West Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: (915) 351-1444
Fax: (915) 533-3285