Dr. Frederick Smith, MD

Dr. Frederick Smith, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Frederick Smith, MD is an oncology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from St Louis University in 1973 and specializes in oncology.Read his story

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1300

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 657-4588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Frederick P. Smith, M.D., is a board-certified medical oncologist who completed his oncology training at the Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. Originally a native of Burma, Dr. Smith attended Niagra University in New York and later attended St. Louis University Medical School where he graduated cum laude. Following medical school, he completed residency and oncology fellowship at Georgetown University. He remained a full-time member of Georgetown's academic faculty for five years and actively participated in clinical trials, teaching and patient care. Dr. Smith is well-published, having contributed to over 70 oncology publications throughout his career. He has been in private practice in the D.C. metropolitan area for many years and has been an integral advocate in the community to promote access to clinical research. In practice, he continues to pursue cutting-edge cancer care focused on the comfort and satisfaction of each patient and their family. Medical Education:St. Louis University (cum laude) Residency:Georgetown University Fellowship:Georgetown University Board Certifications: Medical Oncology Languages Spoken:English "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Oncology"

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • St Louis University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Burmese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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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 (3)

Dr Smith is truly outstanding. His treatment of my wife’s aftercare is unparalleled—— a professional’s Professional! I give him my highest commendation——Judge Sullivan
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Dr. Smith is undoubtedly the best physician I have ever seen. He is warm, excellent eye contact, listening carefully to questions, giving clear answers, unhurried, reassuring. Over the years since 1988 I have seen him several times. I have always felt there was nothing standing between him and me...more
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Dr. Smith remains vigilant on the current proven treatments available to me which shrinks the tumors in my body. I was already scheduled to have breast surgery by another doctor but my friend who is on a eight year remission insisted I see Dr. Magnant. Dr. Magnant a breast surgeon told me that she...more
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