Dr. Edward Smolar, MD

Dr. Edward Smolar, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Smolar, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

3075 E Commercial Blvd Ste 1A

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 491-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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more than 60% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
more than 58% of peers
more than 39% of peers

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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Staten Island Usphs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Metro Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • SUNY Dwnst Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smolar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smolar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smolar to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Smolar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Deerfield Beach, FL |
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
The person who finally answered the phone (it seriously rang 20 times) was a jerk and transferred me to Donna, the office manager, who... like the other reviews, was unhappy, unhelpful and rude. Doctor Smoler is pleasant enough if you can wait an hour past your appointment to see him. He has to have an assistant run his computer though, so be patient while he says everything three times.
Margate, FL |
Extremely knowledgeable and patient. His care management is very effective and has stabilized my rare autoimmune disorder.
in Coral Gables, FL |
I've been seeing Dr. Smolar and his team for a few years now and it has to be one of the best experiences I've had with a doctor ever. Dr Smolar is very knowledgable and very caring and takes time with you to figure out what's wrong. His many years has given him a lot of great experience to figure out even the most difficult issue. His staff is extremely friendly and courteous and good-humored and helpful with all the pitfalls of helping get medicine approved and what not. I'm very happy.
Found to be extremely detailed Bob jones
in Fort Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. was inconsistent, first telling me I could lengthen the time between blood and urine testing, then at the end of my visit, handing me an order for tests I'd shown him from just one month before. He was unable to retain the information I was giving him, making me repeat my test result numbers anywhere from twice to five times. He failed to conduct a complete initial physical exam, and missed my heart arrhythmia. I will not return to him if he's the last endocrinologist in South Florida
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Smolar accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Smolar has admitting privileges

Broward Health Imperial Point
6401 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Holy Cross Hospital
4725 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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