Dr. Joann Smith, MD

Dr. Joann Smith, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Joann Smith, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Bloomfield Hills, MI and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University of Mi Med Sch in 1984 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, high risk obstetrics, and more.Read her story

36880 Woodward Ave Ste 201

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pap Smear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "My specialty is a fascinating combination of medicine, surgery, psychology, and social work, and I am fortunate to participate in the miracle of birth. I try to balance my jobs of doctor, mother, wife, and business owner with volunteer service, and look forward to helping someone every day!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "I try to listen carefully and to understand the person before me and her complete medical history. My exams are gentle and thorough. I feel it is important to discuss treatment options in an understandable way. I strive to provide compassionate, intelligent and skilled care in the same respectful way that I would want my own family to be treated."

5  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Emergency Obstetric & Newborn Care
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • High Risk Obstetrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

61  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hydrothermal Endometrial Ablation
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr/U Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
26 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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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
Dr. Smith Says:

I very much appreciate the feedback.  Medical questions are answered promptly only by my registered nurses with my input, or personally by me.  My team is respectful, courteous, and efficient and we try to provide excellent care in a gentle, knowledgeable way whether it is a happy occasion or a difficult one for the patient.


Patient Comments (14)

I don’t know where to begin with how happy I was to have Dr. Smith deliver my twins. I had complications with one of my twins during my pregnancy and she went above and beyond to monitor her. She would call me the day test results came back and explain everything. I am also very thankful that she...more
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Experienced professional with great listening and advice skills as it relates to medical care.
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It seems that the first concern was contraception. As important as maybe creating a client for hysterectomy in the future. Never to see what the real problem is (it was a polyp that went on untreated for so long that I almost felt that I was going to die from so much bleeding). Or maybe understand...more
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I have left a previous review of Dr. Smith in which I expressed my difficulty in receiving a refund for overcharging me for delivery. Since then I have called the office numerous times with promises of a call back and have received none. I in fact received a letter saying I still owed them money....more
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Dr. Smith is an expert at delivery, she certainly knows what she is doing. However, seeing that pregnancy lasts 10 months and the delivery is only one part of it, I would not go to her for my next pregnancy. Dr. Smith keeps visits very brief and to the point. That may be fine for someone who has...more
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Thank you very much for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not positive, as I strive to listen well and to address all my patients' concerns. I would appreciate it if you'd give me a call or email me at the office so that I can learn from what made you unhappy. My staff and I are always striving for excellence and would love to have you back. Thanks for the information.

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