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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 54

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Yuma Regional Medical Center
2400 S Avenue A
Yuma, AZ 85364

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Up 2 Par Medical Clinic
Up 2 Par Medical Clinic
2775 S 8th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
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    Dr. Smythe's Experience

    Dr. Smythe's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Bariatric Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    • Biopsy
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Immunization
    • Pap Smear
    • Physical Examination
    • Pulmonary Function Tests
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Spirometry
    • Vaccination
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    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    william beaumont
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Complete in 2002

    Fellowship Hospital

    American Board Of Obesity Medicine
    Complete in 2012

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Smythe & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Smythe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
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    Dr. Smythe's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    21 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    20 responses

    Experience with Dr. Smythe

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    Up 2 Par Medical Clinic
    2775 S 8th Ave
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 341-0700 (Office)
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