Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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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

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

202  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of California at San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of California at San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.2

Based on 26 reviews

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1 Star
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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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Lafayette, LA – Oct 27, 2017
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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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Rayne, LA – Jun 10, 2017
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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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Lafayette, LA – Feb 18, 2017
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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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Lafayette, LA – Jan 11, 2017
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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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Lafayette, LA – Jun 09, 2016
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