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Karen Smith, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
"Dr. Smith is a mother of five and former bilingual educator who became a family doctor to be able to help more people. She loves taking care of patients from the cradle to the nursing home with a holistic approach. She trained at UT Southwestern Medical Center and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Smith believes in supporting patients' mental health, family situation and work stresses, as well as treating their bodies. A former hospitalist, she quickly recognizes patients with emergencies when they come to clinic. On her days off, you will find Dr. Smith on a medical mission trip, hanging out with her family or volunteering in her community."

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
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 - Round Rock
  • 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 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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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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 Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
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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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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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 - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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 - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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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 - 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 - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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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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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, Fort Worth Affiliated Hopsitals Residency Program (2006)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, John Peter Smith Hospital (2006)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2003)
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 May 11, 2020, Karen Smith, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(207)
Overall: 4.7*
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May 29, 2020
very good and I love the care given.
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May 28, 2020
I really love visiting with Dr. Smith. She truly sees each patient as an individual and does not group them into cookie cutter care. She listens when patients speak and always tries to find the best treatment possible
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May 28, 2020
she has a lot of patience and I feel very comfortable with her.
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May 28, 2020
first time visit was a good experience
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May 28, 2020
The best care provider that I've encountered in years.
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May 27, 2020
Dr.Smith always listens really well and always tries her best to help or make suggestions for me to follow.
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May 24, 2020
I am 66 years old and Dr Smith is the best Family Practitioner that I have ever been to see.
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May 23, 2020
Thanks Dr Smith you've a life saver...
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May 21, 2020
I adore Doctor Smith.
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May 19, 2020
My doctor is so friendly. Snd takes care of me.
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May 19, 2020
I love going there
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May 17, 2020
Dr. Smith always exhibits concern and care for my well being and addresses all aspects needed for the type of visit that I am there for.
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May 16, 2020
I love Dr. K. Smith. She seems very knowledgeable and she seems to REALLY care about my health. That's so important to me. I'm so glad I found this clinic and Dr. Karen Smith.
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May 16, 2020
very much enjoy my visits
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May 14, 2020
Care about my Health
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May 14, 2020
Dr. Smith is the best doctor I've had in my adult life.
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May 11, 2020
I am so impressed by Dr. Smith. I am older and she reminds me of the old school bedside manner that all doctors use to have. I felt her genuine concern and gentle care....the best ever...ty
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May 11, 2020
Thanks for trusting me as a person and not a statistic
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May 10, 2020
awesome
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May 8, 2020
Karen is great and easy to talk with
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May 7, 2020
very understanding very professional felt very comfortable for first visit. learn a lot.
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May 5, 2020
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May 1, 2020
my visit was fast and to the point the provider I knew exactly what was wrong with me she is very good
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Apr 21, 2020
We are very happy with her.
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Apr 21, 2020
Dr. Smith is such a caring person every time I visit her.
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Apr 13, 2020
Dr. Smith is the best doctor I've ever had in my life! The most caring compassionate person and I will never go to another doctor ever again!
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Apr 7, 2020
This is one awesome doctor
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Mar 28, 2020
I love dr.Smith! she is the best MD I have ever seen, glad to have found her!
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Mar 27, 2020
She was great.
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Mar 25, 2020
really love it going to the Dr.office good conversation nice people
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Mar 22, 2020
during this crisis, dr Smith still took the time out, gave her full attention & exceeded all expectations. she was a gem!
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Mar 22, 2020
Excellent in ALL respects
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Mar 21, 2020
the visit was a good experience!
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Mar 19, 2020
the doctor and her staff made me feel very welcomed and cared for
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Mar 17, 2020
A+
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Mar 12, 2020
Dr Smith is very caring and concerned with my issues. it's very comforting to go to a doctor that really cares.
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Mar 12, 2020
great listener. very knowledge. friendly.
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Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Smith is a wonderful, caring doctor. She always is encouraging and cheerful. I am lucky to have found her.
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Mar 8, 2020
Dr. Smith has wonderful bedside manner and takes the time to explain things.
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Mar 5, 2020
Karen Smith is amazing! She listens and shows care, this woman is Beautiful inside and out. Thank you!
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Mar 1, 2020
dr Smith was awesome
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Feb 25, 2020
love her
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Feb 23, 2020
they done an excellent job
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Feb 17, 2020
The entire staff are always very attentive to my needs.
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Feb 17, 2020
I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Smith. She goes over all my options after we review my lab results together and offers me appropriate treatment options.
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Jan 14, 2020
My husband and I both use Dr. Smith. She is awesome. Her attention to her patients is what we were seeking when we changed doctors. She is exactly what we wanted in a doctor
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