Dr. Paul L. Smith, MD

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Specializes in Dermatopathology • Male • Age 75

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 990W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Dr. Smith:

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Dr. Smith's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Santa Monica Dermatology Group
Santa Monica Dermatology Group
2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 990W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    Dr. Smith's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Dermatopathology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology
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    Procedures Dr. Smith Performs

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    Conditions Dr. Smith Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Smith

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Graduated in 1964

    Residency Hospital

    L A Co Usc Med Center
    Vet Affairs Med Center W La
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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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    • Providence Saint John's Health Center

    • UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Smith

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 8 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Smith
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Smith accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Santa Monica Dermatology Group
    2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 990W
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 829-4484 (Office)
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