Professional Summary


  • The George Washington University - Washington, in Doctor of Medicine, 1990


  • Washington Hospital Center - Washington, in General Surgery, 1995


  • Fellowship in Vascular Surgery from Penn State University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • AM BD SURGERY awarded in 09/09/1996
  • AM BD SURGERY - VASCULAR SURGERY awarded in 05/11/1998

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • Society for Vascular Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Patient Education Materials

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.6) 164 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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May 19, 2022
No complaints at all
Apr 14, 2022
All Doctors were great
Apr 8, 2022
Good people all the way around
Mar 24, 2022
Dr. Smilanich while we where there went and got a second Option. Which I thought was fantastic! .
Mar 17, 2022
They were all very patient and caring. They explained the procedure and made sure I was OK during it. They answered all my questions, concerns, gave advices, and told me if I had any other concerns, or things change, that I should call them.
Mar 17, 2022
The staff worked well with each other and talked to each other respectfully and friendly like they talked to me.
Feb 11, 2022
All good
Feb 4, 2022
Very good at explaining everything
Jan 28, 2022
I have been going to this clinic for about 3 years and trust them to take care of me
Jan 12, 2022
Professional(s) were informative, knowledgeable, and personable.
Jan 12, 2022
Excellent visit with satisfying, comforting results.
Jan 4, 2022
We appreciate the care the team gave .
Dec 17, 2021
I already recommended him!!
Oct 1, 2021
Very satisfied with my physician and PA
Sep 11, 2021
Very good experience and understood what was going on and what I needed to do .
Aug 21, 2021
Excellent service, care.
Jul 25, 2021
The doctor was very prepared and it was obvious that he had taken the time to read my file before he came into the exam room.
Jul 22, 2021
Dr Smilanich was very professional informative and friendly !
Jul 22, 2021
Thank you Dr smilanich and all of your staff !
Jun 5, 2021
very helpful
May 1, 2021
excellent understanding
Apr 5, 2021
Mar 19, 2021
they were all so friendly and nice and helpful
Nov 15, 2020
I was very happy with the quality of care that was given me.
Jun 10, 2020
This was our second visit and each visit has been a pleasure. We were informed of all the results promptly. Given great care. Thanks.
Mar 6, 2020
Always good understanding and caring
Nov 3, 2019
It was too long ago - But I was please with the nurses & dr.
Nov 3, 2019
Good experience.
Sep 2, 2019
The nurse took us to the exam room and told us how long it would be for dr. to come he arrived within 5 min. of what she said.
Jul 17, 2019
This was the first time I saw Dr. Smilanich and I really appreciated his professional, yet friendly manner. He listened and was easy to talk to.
Jul 17, 2019
I really liked this doctor and I will refer him to others who need this specialized care.
May 21, 2019
Excellent physician's office.
Apr 9, 2019
professional helpful.
Apr 9, 2019
Nov 29, 2017
Very personable seems really qualified explained things in terms we could understand.
Nov 15, 2017
When I was going in to see this doctor I was extremely nervous because it was a very serious condition that I may have possibly have and he took so much time not only with me, but going out and measuring the measurements of I had an aortic aneurysm and he
Nov 13, 2017
Oh I didn't repress it, yeah. The only problem there was once you got through with your examination or test, whatever, when they put you in the doctor's room it seemed like there was quite a spell before the doctor came in but I understand how that goes s
Sep 13, 2017
This is a very kind and confident doctor I would recommend him without reservation. Thank you.
Aug 30, 2017
Dr. Smilanich was very kind, professional, and efficient.
Aug 23, 2017
Thorough doctors, know what they are doing they did a good job, I felt the girl at the front desk was very informative, very knowledgeable, I enjoyed the visit, I thought they did a good job, if there was anything lacking I just didn't know what to ask un
Aug 9, 2017
We were just so impressed with Dr. Smilanich and his personal care and his interest in me and my situation. He was so excellent. We came away feeling good about our service. Thank you.
Jun 12, 2017
Dr. Smilanich was very well educated,listened to me,could answer many,many of the things that I didn't know. I recommend him highly. Thank you.
May 31, 2017
Mr. Smilanich,Dr. Smilanich,was very pleasant and informative for me and I appreciated it.
May 25, 2017
Dr. Smilanich is a very wonderful doctor. Very knowledgeable,and really concerned about his patients' well being and care,and just really â?¦ cares about you. And â?¦ never had a better experience with a doctor in my life. I &aci
May 17, 2017
Excellent service,and compassionate,caring. Great doctor. Thank you.
May 15, 2017
He's an excellent doctor. He did a wonderful job and I would recommend him to anybody. He's excellent. Thank you.
May 10, 2017
He had done a very good job with me. I had no complaints,everything I needed on call when I needed them. And they're all very good people. Thank you.
May 3, 2017
He was very informative and friendly and we've enjoyed him since we've been going to him. Thank you.
May 3, 2017
They are the most professional,most respective,the best doctor's I have ever had an experience with in my lifetime. I just could not have more professional words for them. They spent time with me and they were concerned. They have my utmost respect and I
Apr 26, 2017
I've been very happy with Dr. Smilanich's office. He performed surgery on me 6 years ago,and had a very positive result,and I didn't have to with all my follow up visits for ultrasound,my carotid arteries,and I'm very pleased.
Apr 3, 2017
"I thought Dr. Smilanich was an excellent doctor. He was very caring,unusual for a lot of the doctors I've seen. I thought he was great."
Mar 27, 2017
Outstanding knowledgeable care. I very much enjoy working with this provider. Thank you.
Mar 22, 2017
The doctor and his staff were excellent in every way. He did a great job as a surgeon and the follow through has been very good. I'd highly recommend this doctor. Thank you very much.
Mar 13, 2017
Dr. Smilanich is so kind and is so willing to listen to your problems. And does his research to know exactly where you're coming from,what your history is,what concerns you have and does everything in his power to be able to explain everything to you thor

Practice Locations (2)

Utah Valley Clinic Vascular Surgery

395 W Cougar Blvd Ste 503 Provo, UT