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

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

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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Dr. Smith'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.

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

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...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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