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Benjamin L. Smith, MD
Family Medicine
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A&m College Of Medicine (2000)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A & M University (1997)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Mar 4, 2019, Benjamin L. Smith, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(221)
Overall: 4.9*
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Apr 30, 2019
Dr Smith is one of a kind. I enjoy coming in to see him and trust him with my health. He always listens to my concerns and is the best doctors I\'ve had. I would recommend him to all my family and friends.
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Apr 25, 2019
I am glad to have Dr. Smith as the primary doctor for over 10 years. He always gives his heartfelt care.
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Apr 23, 2019
Dr Smith is a wonderful DR. and answered all my questions. Thank you
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Apr 23, 2019
First time. I will be interested how things proceed.
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Apr 23, 2019
love Dr Smith, he is and very caring, compassionate and show that he cares for your opinions and very personable.
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Apr 20, 2019
Dr Smith is a caring Dr. And he listen to me and explains what I have going on with my problem Dr Smith is a caring Dr who explains my problem and makes me feel better
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Apr 19, 2019
he is an outstanding MD
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Apr 18, 2019
Dr. Smith is the best primary care doctor I have ever had - GREAT Job always!!
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Apr 18, 2019
I have been a patient with Dr. Smith for several years. I have no interest in seeing anyone else.
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Apr 18, 2019
the best. I am 200% sure Doctor Smith has my health as his #1 priority
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Apr 16, 2019
everyone is wonderful. Dr Smith is very caring and very knowledgeable.
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Apr 16, 2019
very good
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Apr 15, 2019
Dr. Smith was friendly, took the time to answer my questions clearly and in a manner I understood.
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Apr 11, 2019
Dr. Ben Smith always shows concern for my problems, never rushes through a visit and is pleasant and professional. In other words, Dr. Smith is the best doctor I have had in years and I hope to continue going to him for a long time!
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Apr 9, 2019
always the best care
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Apr 7, 2019
Dr. Smith always projects integrity and genuine concern for my best interests. He is a good listener and provides clear explanations.
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Apr 4, 2019
excellent care, friendly, open, professional
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Apr 4, 2019
Dr. Smith has been our family\'s primary physician for many years. He is just the best: helpful, caring, and efficient.
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Apr 3, 2019
Dr Smith has been my Doctor for over 15yr so I have nothing but good things to say about him.
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Smith is the BEST!!!
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Apr 2, 2019
dr Smith is one of the most emphatic doctors I have worked with. it\'s was hard to find a doctors who was understanding when mental illness is the issue before I switched to dr Smith.
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Apr 2, 2019
Everyone at BS&W are professional and great people who deserve the utmost respect from BS&W and patients.Dr Smith is a wonderful Dr, He is smart, caring and us ready to do whatever is right to help me. i love him and feel so lucky he is My Dr.
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Smith was concerned with how I was doing given my family situation. He also took time to research vacines required for a future out-of-country trip. He was thorough with my physical and answered my questions.
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr Smith is what provider should be, excellent care, attention, and medical acumen.
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Mar 28, 2019
Dr. Smith is amazing. True professional. Great listener.
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Mar 21, 2019
Dr. Smith is exceptional in every way!
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Mar 20, 2019
Absolutely a great experience in all ways!
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Mar 20, 2019
very competent and interested
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Mar 19, 2019
very knowledgeable, competent, compassionate. Dr Smith is one of our favorite people! . My wife and I are very fortunate to have a Dr who is so trustworthy .
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Mar 19, 2019
I really like Dr Smith and he listens and thank very good care of me.i like the fact even when he is busy he never rushed me ..love my doctor ...
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Mar 14, 2019
the staff were friendly and caring from the reception, nurses and doctor.
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Mar 12, 2019
very good as always
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Mar 10, 2019
Dr. Smith always listens and provides the information and/or reassurance needed. The nurse was particularly helpful on this visit.
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Mar 8, 2019
I felt all of my issues were addressed completely
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Mar 7, 2019
The very best. He is a great asset to S&W. I have never been disappointed with Dr Smith and staff.
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Mar 5, 2019
I have seen Dr Smith for over 20 years. he is amazing
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Mar 5, 2019
fantastic experience
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Mar 5, 2019
He listened intently and addressed my problem. I feel very fortunate to have found him.
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Mar 1, 2019
S&W is awesome. love the mychart.
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Feb 28, 2019
First appointment with Dr. Smith. He spent quite a bit of time with me discussing my health. Had some recommendations and set up some further testing. very courteous a caring.
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Feb 26, 2019
My doctor for more than 15 yrs, recommend him to everyone
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Feb 26, 2019
he shows genuine concern and interest in me more than just the medical. he has concern for me as a whole person, both emotionally and physically.
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Feb 26, 2019
very professional and personable. Easy to talk to.
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Feb 26, 2019
Dr Smith is gentle, caring, & easy to talk with.
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Feb 25, 2019
Dr. smith is the best!
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Feb 24, 2019
these guys are the best
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Feb 22, 2019
Dr. Smith takes his time and is very thorough with my care and concerns.
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Feb 21, 2019
very attentive and pleasant, showed true concern
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Feb 19, 2019
this is the very best doctor and clinic I\'ve been to .
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Feb 17, 2019
Always kind and professional. He listens and communicates well regarding treatment plan and prescriptions. He is empathic and takes action to ensure medical needs are addressed.
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Feb 12, 2019
very caring, very knowledgeable
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Feb 12, 2019
patient is oriented manner, excellent!
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Feb 12, 2019
I would recommend Dr Smith to anyone.
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Feb 12, 2019
Dr Smith is an excellent physicianvery caring, concerned and competent
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Feb 12, 2019
always takes time to make sure I understand and his care has always had me improve completelyDr Smith is a wonderful caring doctor.
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Feb 11, 2019
Friendly, caring , explains problems and solutions
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Feb 11, 2019
very good visit
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Feb 8, 2019
Dr. Smith was very considerate and showed me courtesy and respect.
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Feb 7, 2019
Dr Smith is wonderful
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Feb 7, 2019
He is very caring towards his patients and takes the time to explain things in a way I can understand.
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Feb 4, 2019
Dr. Smith is a great doctor.
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Feb 3, 2019
Excellent experience. The appointment was to establish care. Dr. Smith showed genuine interest in my medical history.
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Feb 1, 2019
Dr Smith is a great example of how medical care should be handled
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Jan 31, 2019
The best I ever had
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Jan 31, 2019
Dr. Benjamin Smith is a excellent MD and BSW is very blessed to have him on their team.
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Jan 31, 2019
Have been using Dr. Smith for 18 years. Very satisfied
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Jan 26, 2019
Don\'t ever let Dr. Smith leave, he is the best.He sends messages thru My Chart to see how I am doing after our visit One Great Doctor
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Jan 25, 2019
I/we have been with BSW for many years. the Doctors and staff have always given us excellent service and care.
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Jan 25, 2019
Can\'t say enough good things about everyone at SW
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Jan 24, 2019
felt at ease and cared for. very caring group.
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Jan 22, 2019
Dr Smith was very easy to communicate with. Pleasant, friendly, caring and gave informative answers to all of my questions. I have already referred others.
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Jan 22, 2019
Doctor admittedly didn\'t review my health history. Dr. insisted on flu test even though I had zero flu symptoms. Dr. tried to push lung X-ray on me. Zero follow up to see if prescribed medicine worked or not.
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Jan 22, 2019
Wonderfull!!
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Jan 22, 2019
Dr. Smith is a caring doctor, I don\'t think he gives many options for treatment. At time he appears to be in a rush, this prevents him from giving his undivided attention to the patient, me.
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Jan 22, 2019
Dr Smith is very caring doctor, always listens.
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Jan 22, 2019
just love Dr Benjiman Smith
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Jan 17, 2019
Very professional, everyone did great.
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Jan 17, 2019
Dr. Smith is a very good doctor with a great sense of humor. He addresses all questions and in no way gives you the feeling he is trying to hurry the appt. as some other doctors do.
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Jan 15, 2019
Excelent
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Jan 15, 2019
I\'ve always had excellent service from all my Scott & White visits.
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Jan 7, 2019
His bedside manner was great and he took really great care of our 6 month old.
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Jan 6, 2019
excellent
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Jan 2, 2019
Smith is great
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Dec 30, 2018
he is friendly, kind and caring. answers my questions, takes time to listen
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Dec 28, 2018
Scott and White is the most thorough provider is medical facility I\'ve ever been too...
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Dec 26, 2018
l love Dr. Smith. He is on top of things, very kind and patient.
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Dec 26, 2018
very caring
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Dec 21, 2018
VERY kind, concerned and makes sure he answers all your questions. The nicest Dr. I have ever been to.
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Dec 20, 2018
I like Dr. Smith. he is very friendly
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Dec 19, 2018
Dr. Smith is a wonderful doctor. In fact I have moved 2-1/2 hours away several years back, but I refuse to change my primary care doctor because I just feel Dr. Smith cares and I trust him so much with my care.
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Dec 18, 2018
great care
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Dec 18, 2018
BSW always treats me with respect and always takes care if ALL my needs. Dr Bejamin Smith is a fantastic Dr and I literally trust him with my life. 10 Stars minimum.:)
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Dec 17, 2018
I have been a patient of Dr. Benjamin Smith for many years and his bedside manner has never changed. He is caring, compassionate and has always given me his undivided attention on a medical as well as a personal level. I am truly glad to be his patient and a patient of Baylor Scott & White.
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Dec 14, 2018
Excellent doctor.
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Dec 14, 2018
My thanks to Doctor Benjamin Smith and his Staff of Nurses. such an excellent Doctor. keep up the good work.
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Dec 11, 2018
Very personable
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Dec 6, 2018
Dr Smith has been my doctor for several years. He always knows me, explains things to my satisfaction and treats me with dignity and respect.
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Dec 6, 2018
Has taken care of me for years and I would have a very difficult time trusting another doctor unless recommended by Dr. Smith.
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Dec 5, 2018
great as always
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Dec 4, 2018
always a good experience. Dr Smith is the BEST!
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Dec 3, 2018
ALWAYS Provides Excellent Care and listens to all I ask and say about my concerns or what is going on.
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Nov 28, 2018
dr Smith always takes time and shows genuine concern. doesn\'t get frustrated by her many questions or asking to repeat because of her hearing.
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