Dr. Larry Smith, MD

Dr. Larry Smith, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Larry Smith, MD is a dermatologist in Longview, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

703 E Marshall Ave Ste 3005

Longview, TX 75601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

44  Conditions Treated


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11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lsu/Tulane Derm Prog
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 3
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Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very knowledgeable and thorough in his explanations. Great surgeon. Wait times were what I would normally expect in Longview with so few specialists given the population of Longview and surrounding cities. Just take a book to read or get on their wireless and catch up on emails!
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3 office visits..... Average wait time 2 hours every visit. I can understand emergencies, or occasionally. But ALL my visits were over 1 hour and 45 minutes wait. Once you are being seen, nurses are coming in and out getting his okay and signature. Each visit with Dr. lasted 5-15 min.
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Unless you are fine with waiting two hours after your scheduled appointment time, then this is the doctor for you. This is the case every single time I have had an appointment. His office staff are rude and cops an attitude when I address the long wait time. I tolerate it because he is the only...more
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He is a great Dr. His waiting time is about 2 hours. Not occasionally, but every time. They offer to reschedule however I drive an hour each way to see him. I don't want to reschedule. I want to be seen in a timely manner. I suspect his office staff is very stressed because they are not friendly....more
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I have seen other dermatologists in other cities, and many are clearly only interested in cosmetic work and their own income. Dr. Smith is focused on health and appropriate treatments. His surgicical skills are superb, with results like a plastic surgeon. He is highly regarded and very busy, and...more
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