Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD

Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD

Neurosurgeon at Providence Medical Group - Southwest Washington Neurosurgery

Meet Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD

Dr. Smitherman is a board-certified neurosurgeon with Providence Medical Group - Southwest Washington Neurosurgery.

She expertly treats spinal disorders, such as disc herniations, spondylolisthesis, fractures, and tumors.

Dr. Smitherman at a Glance

  • Dr. Smitherman has experience and a special interest in treating patients with tumors of the spine and brain.
  • She has been published in peer-reviewed publications covering spinal tumors, intraoperative spinal neuronavigation, and brain tumors. She lectures on a wide range of topics in neurosurgery including spinal tumors, degenerative disorders of the spine, spinal trauma, and brain tumors.

Dr. Smitherman offers advanced treatments that can help you return to a high quality of life.

Dr. Smitherman is a member of Providence Medical Group - Southwest Washington Neurosurgery

Doctor Quote

The greatest thing we can do for our patients is to give: give them our attention, our compassion, and our expertise.

Directions to our primary location in

Olympia, WA

How Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Benign Brain Tumors
  • Benign Spinal Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Disc Herniations
  • Malignant Brain Tumors
  • Malignant Spinal Tumors
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Metastatic Spine Tumors
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression


  • Brain Tumor Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Spine Fusion
  • Fusion of Spine for Trauma
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society for Neuro-oncology
  • Washington State Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Sheila Smitherman, MD

Additional Locations

St. Peter Hospital
413 Lilly Road N.E.
Olympia, WA 98506
Driving directions

Profile last updated: May 16, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.