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Dr. Andrew Smythe, DO

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 34

Dr. Smythe

Dignity Health Medical Foundation

2018 Mission St Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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(831) 706-2220


Dr. Andrew Smythe, DO is a family medicine specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Touro Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2014 and specializes in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative therapy.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital . Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Low wait times . Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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(831) 706-2220

Dr. Smythe accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Health Net
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smythe's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Dystonia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herniated Disc
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Wellness Examination

Dr. Smythe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smythe

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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Dr. Smythe is fantastic. He’s a great listener and really works to get to the root of the problem, instead of just treating symptoms. He has an excellent bedside manner and is extremely knowledgeable. He’s almost always on time and never seems rushed. I can’t say enough good things about him.
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A very caring doctor who answered all my questions in a way I could really understand. I appreciate the time he spends with his patients(not rushed) and he shows real concern for all aspects of my health. Would highly recommend to others.
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Dr Smythe does not return phone call about important health concern.
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Dr. Smythe is very kind. I was so sad to move out of the area and not be able to keep seeing him. He is the first doctor who I felt comfortable actually discussing my weight with in a productive way; I do not feel ashamed of being overweight, and he was very supportive of that lack of shame. I do like to keep my health in mind, and he was very good at supporting me in discussing health-related habits in a way that did not feel biased or fatphobic. My habits have improved since this visit.
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Dr Smythe is an excellent doctor who genuinely cares. He is very intelligent, professional and has a fantastic bedside manner.
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He listens to everything, discusses issues in-depth, and suggests helpful alternatives to traditional medicine.
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About Me

I am an osteopathic family physician with a primary goal of helping each of my patients more fully access their health potential physically, mentally, and spiritually. I focus on disease prevention and health promotion through nutrition and life...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

Board Certifications

Education

Samaritan Family Medicine Residency
Residency Hospital
2014
Touro Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
Medical School
2014

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)