Atlanta Arthritis Center, P.C.

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Review of Dr. Smitherman

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He has been Great doctor with me . He is the only doctor that has helped and listed to me. Front desk is Fabulous...
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-GA |

Dr. Smitherman has NO bedside manner what so ever. On my initial consultation he acted like I was lying to him on what medications I was on. I am 53 years old!! Not a child! I don't even want to go back for my follow up visit for the results of blood work, and Xrays. I have never encountered anything like this!
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-Alpharetta |

I believe Dr. Smitherman is probably a good doctor with aging geriatric folks with normal aging problems such as arthritis. As a younger patient, with the not age normal issues, I was belittled and told to take anti-depressants. (Will anti-depressants help take away my fevers & mouth sores?) Dr. Smitherman, learn from history. Years ago patients with multiple sclerosis were told they were hysterical because science didn't discover illness yet. Then the CT scan was invented & MS recognized.
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- in ROSWELL, GA |

he sure changed from when he started in practice never go back to him again
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- in Cumming, GA |

Outstanding physician. Knows arthritis and joints. Helped me tremendously with acute knee pain pending a replacement. Was able to help pain although I was not able to take ibuprofen-type meds. Also, has an excellent office staff, each well suited for their role. I can't recommend this doctor enough. Very lucky to have found him.
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I was just yelled at and bullied for my appointment. I wanted PT for my hip, already getting it for my shoulder. He was angry that I’m not taking meds. I let him know I wanted to know what was wrong with me and not mask it, so I don’t hurt myself more. He said I’d complain less if I’d take meds, I told him I don’t complain to anyone. He said I’d complain less to him. pretty much accused me of making it up because I was able to reach w/ no problem, that’s not where the problem was. Left in tears.
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Dr. Smitherman:
Thank you for your feedback. We are constantly trying to improve patient experience. I hope we may be able to win your favor again, as your experience is not at all indicative of our standard of care.... more
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-ALPHARETTA |

This doctor is a joke and shouldn’t be allowed to practice. To say he’s arrogant, condescending and rude is an understatement. Don’t waste your time here!
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Dr. Smitherman:
Thank you for your feedback. We are constantly trying to improve patient experience. I hope we may be able to win your favor again, as your experience is not at all indicative of our standard of care.... more
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Review of Dr. Smitherman

- in Atlanta |

One of the best doctors I have seen in 30 years. Dr. Smitherman spends his time to find what YOU want to achieve out of YOUR visits and then comes up with a treatment to achieve that goal. YOU are part of the equation to the solution. There is no miracle drug that someone can take to fix many of the problems that I'm sure all of his patients suffer, however, there is a process for management and control . My quality of life has improved after stumbling upon him by dumb luck. I trust him 100%.
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-Flowery Branch, GA |

I have been to 4 Rheumatologists since getting diagnosed with RA.Dr. Smitherman is the only one that listens, explains and has excellent bedside manner. He doesn't just push drugs, he aims to treat the disease with minimal pharmaceuticals and more practical methods-like exercise and proper shoes. I am glad to have found him!
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-Canton, GA |

My visit with Dr. Smitherman was very impressive and pleasant from the time I walked through the door. His staff is friendly and helpful. Dr. Smitherman was extremely thorough. I left feeling my health was in good hands with him.
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8 Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lab Service
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Who We Are

  • Rheumatology Specialists

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Atlanta Arthritis Center, P.C. accepts 22 insurance carriers

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