Dr. Karen L. Smith, MD

Dr. Karen L. Smith, MD

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Family Medicine | Female | 54 years old

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Care Philosophy

The Family Medicine Practice of Karen L Smith, MD, PA believes in the Power of Touch allowing the development of a true Patient-Physician relationship. Through physical, emotional, spiritual interactions we hope to provide each person time and opportunity to express your concerns with the doctor as desired. We value each experience and sincerely care for each person with the intent to deliver the best option for whole person healthcare.Read more

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based on 26 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Smith
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (24)
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Raeford, NC |
It always takes 3 to 4 hours in that doctor's office. she doesn't communicate well with her patients. she doesn't even know you by name. she has too many appointments. Went one day at 2 pm and did not leave until 6 30 pm. it is ridiculous. She won't even touch you other than to look at your stomach and make you say ahhh! It is just crazy. You get prescriptions and don't even know it. She needs to focus on her patients or get some help, because she is too slow. your health is in danger!
in Fayetteville,Nc |
I was a new patient and was told to arrive 20 minutes prior to my appointment to fill out paperwork. I arrived at 1:40 for my 2pm appointment. I was not checked in or even acknowledged until 2:15. After being checked in I wasn't even given any paperwork to fill out. At 3:20 a nurse finally came in and did my vitals. The nurse then proceeded to put a cup with my name down on the sink and walk out. I did not see or hear from anyone for 2 hours after that.
in Raeford, NC |
Dr. Smith and her staff provide excellent medical service.
in Raeford, NC |
DR. SMITH AND HER STAFF PROVIDE OUTSTANDING MEDICAL CARE FOR OUR FAMILY. I WOULD RECOMMEND HER TO ALL OF MY FRIENDS AND ASSOCIATES. AN OUTSTANDING DOCTOR!!!!
Raeford, NC |
I waited over 2 hours not to be seen. Her office keeps sending me a bill for something my insurance already covered!
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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

The Family Medicine Practice of Karen L Smith, MD, PA believes in the Power of Touch allowing the development of a true Patient-Physician relationship. Through physical, emotional, spiritual interactions we hope to provide each person time and opportunity to express your concerns with the doctor as desired. We value each experience and sincerely care for each person with the intent to deliver the best option for whole person healthcare.

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 Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke Fahec
  • Residency Hospital
    Duke Fahec
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Sch Of Med
  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination