Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Karen Smith, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 1996 and specializes in internal medicine.

461 Heymann Blvd

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 289-8646

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breath Testing
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Confusion
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Rickets
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spirometry
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

My staff and I strive to listen to, and help our patients understand and address, the issues which affect their health; and maintain good health.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    University Of California At San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    University Of California At San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of California At San Francisco
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1986
    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School
    1986

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.3

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
74.07407407407408%
(20)
4 Stars
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(2)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.814814814814815%
(4)

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I was a patient before she changed her policy and was extremely happy with Dr. Smith. The time she spent with me during visits would mean, logistically, that she could not see very many patients in one day. She chose to restrict her practice. I totally respect her decision to limit her practice...Read More
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Dr. Smith is the most caring doctor I have ever met. She and her staff go beyond....HIghly recommend
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I was told today by Stephanie, my wife, that signing my mom up for Dr. Smith was the smartest thing I have ever done. I'm sure she meant in addition to marrying her. We believe in Dr. Smith and her staff!
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She was a great doctor, but then she switched to MDVIP program. She wanted to charge me $2000 per year just for the privilege of being her patient, and not really offering any additional services or improved standard of care. It just goes to show that she is only interested in her bottom dollar...Read More
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You may have to pay a thousand dollars, but you have 24hr access to her. She takes up to an hour for visits. If you have questions or concerns, you can just give her a call anyytime of the day or night. It's been a lifesaver to me! I believe it's worth it.
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Locations

Internal Medicine at Lafayette General, Lafayette, LA

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