Dr. Carol Smith, MD

Dr. Carol Smith, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Carol Smith, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1988 and specializes in allergy & immunology and pediatrics.

3125 Independence Dr Ste 210

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pollen Allergy
very high
more than 93% 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 "As an Allergist taking care of adults and children, I take great delight in treating the entire family. My goal is to achieve the best allergy and asthma control with the easiest treatments and fewest medications. I expect all of my patients to be able to breathe well, sleep well and play well."

2  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

30  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.


  • University of Tennessee at Martin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Lebonheur Chldns Med Ctr/U Tenn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • LeBonheur Chldns Med Ctr-U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • UAB
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • The George Washington Univ
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Professional, focused, takes time to explain her evaluation and steps to follow.
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Dr. Carol Smith is so thorough and informative. She is a reassuring presence. All my questions were addressed quickly. Her staff is great also.
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Dr.Smith is absolutely amazing! I have been seeing her as my doctor since I was about 9 years old, and 13 years has passed and I could never be more pleased. Not only does she care about your health but she cares on a personal level as well. I wish she could be my doctor for everything! Until then...more
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She is the first doctor I've seen that has actually laid out a working diagnosis and treatment rather than just throw a rescue inhaler to mask the symptoms. Her demeanor is warm and professional....can't get much better in my book!
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My 11 year-old daughter and I were very impressed with Dr. Smith. I love her bedside manner. She truly takes the time to sit and listen to both my daughter and myself. She explained her knowledge of what could be causing my daughter's allergies. When I expressed concern, Dr. Smith was quick to make...more
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