Dr. Douglas Smith, MD

Dr. Douglas Smith, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Douglas Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

8902 N Meridian St Ste 210

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 844-6444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1991
    Ind University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1985
    St Elizabeths Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    St Elizabeths Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.5

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(45)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
3 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
(1)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
7.407407407407407%
(4)

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Dr. Smith is very patient and thorough in each exam. I truly feel as though I have a partner in managing my arthritis.
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Dr. Smith has been my Rheumatologist for 22 years now and he is the best in the business. He has been instrumental in managing my pain, which is extreme at times, to where I can live a normal lifestyle and not think about it because it is not there, it is under control due to Dr. Smith. His nurse...Read More
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I have gone to Dr. Smith for 8 years, He is tops in his field of medicine, When I see him I usually get injections in both my hands and he does such a good job, I never feel anything. I would recommend Dr Smith and Rheumatology Associates to anyone needing the best doctor in Indianapolis. Brenda...Read More
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Dr. Smith has been my Rheumatology doctor since March of 2008. I found out that he knows a lot about arthritic diseases. Very friendly and cares about his patients. I would highly recommend him. The staff is very friendly and do offer support.
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I have been with Dr. Smith for over 20 years. He has been very compassionate and caring with my needs. He has seen me at my worst when I could not walk. A total mess by the time he seen me. I have sent many people to see him. Thank you Dr. Smith for being a great doctor!!!
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Commercial Insurance Company
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
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Community Hospital North

Indianapolis, IN

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