Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Karen Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.

3270 Joe Battle Blvd Ste 185

El Paso, TX 79938

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vasculitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Vasculitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arteritis
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
  • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
  • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Arthritis more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Marfan Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
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
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Pa and Hospital
Residency Hospital
Thos Jefferson University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
Princeton U
Undergraduate School
1987
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.4

Based on 76 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(38)
4 Stars
6.578947368421052%
(5)
3 Stars
7.894736842105263%
(6)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(4)
1 Star
30.263157894736842%
(23)

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Soy paciente de primera vez y he marcado à su oficina muchas veces para hacer une cita y nunca me contestan..Sale primero una grabacion de hombre y luego se cuelga la llamada...gracias..Si serian tan amables de hacerme una cita
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Absolutely the BEST doctor I have ever been treated by!!
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Karen truly cares about her patients. She is kind , gentle and caring.
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I had a referral from doctor to see Dr Smith. She denied seeing me. I couldn’t even get an appointment. The receptionist asked my reason for the referral(chronic pain and fatigue). I told her my doctor was wondering if it’s fibromyalgia or an auto-immune disease. The receptionist put me on hold...Read More
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Dr Smith was highly recommended although having to go into her office or calling there (wait time of approx 30-45 minutes) is a horrible feeling. Her front desk receptionist is the most rude individual I have ever encountered in a professionals office. She will not allow you to speak to doctor n if...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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