Dr. Erika Smith, MD

Dr. Erika Smith, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology •  Female • Age 38

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Erika Smith, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. She is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Smith to book an appointment.


Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans1315 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Started bringing my son to her at 2 months old and she was nothing but great with him. She always answered our questions and she always called me back when I had a question. My only reason for a four star review is that it takes awhile to get appointments lately.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Dr. Smith accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Constipation more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Abdominal Disorders more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 66% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me


Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2009. She then moved to Birmingham, Alabama to complete her Pediatric...Read more


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics


The University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
The University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans
Medical School


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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)