Dr. Karen L. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 52

929 W Prospect Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital
155 Memorial Drive
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
1638 Owen Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Karen L Smith MD PA
Karen L Smith MD PA
929 W Prospect Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • Breast Exam
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Immunizations
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Removal of Wart
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Stitches
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccinations
    • Well Baby Care
    • Wellness Exams
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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Duke Fahec

    Residency Hospital

    Duke Fahec

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Sch Of Med

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smith & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Smith's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges:

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    • Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

    • Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    28 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    28 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    28 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Over 45 minutes 26 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Smith accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Karen L Smith MD PA
    929 W Prospect Rd
    Raeford, NC 28376
    (910) 904-1695 (Office)
    (910) 904-1767 (Fax)
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