Dr. Jose Medina-Smester, MD


Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Jose Medina-Smester, MD
Dr. Jose Medina-Smester, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He has been practicing for 7 years.

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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (6)
    in Miami, FL |
    READ THIS IF YOU CAN'T CONTACT THEM BY PHONE! I tried calling them many times without success. THIS TIME I USED THEIR PATIENT FUSION WEBPAGE to book and appointment and guess what, they called me back! yay! I just came back from their office and they explained that the managing company that takes care of the calls has messed it up big time. They were very nice and Dr. Medina's assistant apologized for the all the problems. (apologies accepted because Dr. Medina was AWESOME as always!!!!).
    Miami, FL |
    Dr has charged $150 for follow up visit to read health lab tests results. My insurance contracted rate is $105 and the Dr would not take any phone call, would not see me when visiting clinic and would not reply to any messages when trying to get the $45 refund my insurance has told me he owes me.
    Miami, FL |
    Dr José Medina is great. Very profesional, knowledgeable and responsible. I had been seen him for a few years now. Since the time his office was a pleasure. It had a personal caring service, kind of a little town doctor. But now, all changed. They do not pick up the phone. Don't respond to refills requests and you can't passed the fort they built around him. It is a pitty that such a great doctor is wasted behind an office manager that makes me give him only one star.
    in Miami Beach, FL |
    He may be a great Dr. I'll never know. I couldn't get passed the 5 phone calls and messages left to try to make an appointment. They claim they will answer calls within 24 hours. I spoke to 2 receptionists and left messages that went unanswered. Very unprofessional
    in Miami, FL |
    doctor Medina is ok But his office system is horrorifico no one ever answer the phone live a message ......when some one please they call you back an always these call back are made in the most inconvenience time for the patiem now i am trying to made an appt dont remember the wet side and...... no one answer the phone dr Medina these system do not work for me .
    Marco Island, Florida |
    I had an appointment with Dr. Medina today. Honestly, he is the best Dr.! Very professional, caring and knowledgeable. Couldn't ask for a better physician. The Best! His staff are efficient and friendly too. Highly recommend Dr. Medina.
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    Dr. Medina-Smester's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Board Certifications

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    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Allergies
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cough
    • Diabetes
    • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
    • Fatigue
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Insomnia
    • Obesity
    • Overweight
    • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
    • Sleep Apnea


    • Medical School
      Medical College of Georgia

      Graduated in 2010

    • Internship Hospital
      Jackson Meml Hosp/ Univ Of Miami

      Completed in 2011

    • Residency Hospital
      Jackson Meml Hosp/ Univ Of Miami

      Completed in 2013

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Miami Va Hosp-U Miami

      Completed in 2014

      University of Miami Hospital and Clinics

      Completed in 2014

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Georgia

      Graduated in 2006

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Weight Management
    • Sleep Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
    • Physical Examination
    • Sleep Study
    • Spirometry
    • Weight Loss Management
    • Wellness Examination