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


  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trauma
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Tumor Resection

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

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