Dr. Abby Smith, MD

Dr. Abby Smith, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o
(41)

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Dr. Abby Smith, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecology.

LewisGale Physicians

1802 Braeburn Dr Bldg 2

Salem, VA 24153
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Delta Health System
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Yeast Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Smith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Provide compassionate, individualized, state of the art obstetric and gynecologic care"

2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

65  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Birth Control
  • Breast Exam
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Well Woman Health Examination

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Strong Memorial Hospital-University Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Strong Memorial Hospital-University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
41 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

She was rude, didn't want to answer my questions, and made me feel uncomfortable. She had no bedside manner or compassion for my needs. I have changed doctors and very glad I did since I now receive better care and treatment.
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We are committed to delivering superior patient-centered care to every patient during every visit and apologize this was not the experience described. We'd appreciate the opportunity to talk to you more about this experience and learn how we can improve in the future. If you are willing, please don't hesitate to call our practice manager, Tracy Morgan at 540-772-5968.

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I saw her a few times for obstetrics. She was very condescending and hateful toward my questions and concerns. I refused to see her again, even if she was the only doctor available. There was no professionalism demonstrated at all.
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Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We consider it a privilege to care for and serve our community and appreciate your honest feedback, as it helps us identify ways we can improve. If you wish to discuss your concerns further please don't hesitate to reach out to us at 540-772-5968. Thank you again.

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Dr Abby Smith has been my physician for many years. She is very thorough, is great at explaining any concerns she may have, answers questions that I ask and makes me aware of how much she cares. I have faith in her abilities and trust her because I know that she has my best interest at heart. I...more
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Very professional and pays attention to your questions and concerns. Have a lot of confidence in her and her abilities. Just comfortable with her and her staff. staff always very attentive and never too busy to help you. her nurse Dee, always takes a call when there are questions.
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Professional to the point of condescension. Kind? No way. Lasy week's visit was my first and last visit. Looking to other healthcare systems for my next preventative appt.
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We are so sorry to hear that your appointment did not meet your expectations. Dr. Smith is only one of several excellent OB/GYN physicians with LewisGale. We hope you will give us another chance by making an appointment to see one of our other physicians. For a full list of physicians, please visit LGPhysicians.com. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to call the office and ask to speak with the manager at 540-772-5900.

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