Dr. Christine Smith, MD

Dr. Christine Smith, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Christine Smith, MD is a family medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995 and specializes in family medicine.

8338 Summa Ave Ste 300

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • EmblemHealth
  • 6 More

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Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Asthma
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
High Cholesterol
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Injuries
Insomnia
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Syphilis Screening
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe it is important to treat the entire patient and not just their disease. I care about my patients and individualize their treatment programs.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1998
    Baton Rouge General Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1996
    Baton Rouge General Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1989
    Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School
    1989

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.6

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(5)

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She is compassionate, knowledgeable and patient.
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Overall I've had a great experience of Dr. Smith as my pcp during the past 8 years. Dr. Smith's bed side manners and expertise is worth the wait that may occur from time to time. She's truly heaven sent.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Smith's for 31 years and I have never had a problem with Dr. Smith. Not only does she takes care of what ails you but, she cares about you and your whole family.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare