Dr. Lois Smith, MD

Dr. Lois Smith, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 71
(1)
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Dr. Lois Smith, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Waltham, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.Read her story

9 Hope Ave

Waltham, MA 02453

Contact Information

(617) 355-6401

Insurance Accepted

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more than 47% of peers
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more than 17% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Lois Smith is an Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology at Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in Pediatric Genetic Diseases & Disorders, Strabismus Misaligned Eyes, and Ptosis Drooping Eyelids. Dr. Smith received her medical education from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Boston Children's Hospital."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Exophoria
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Heterophoria
  • Nystagmus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Ptosis Strabismus Diastasis
  • Sacral Hemangiomas - Multiple Congenital Abnormalities
  • Strabismus
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Procedures

  • Genetic Testing
  • Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

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
5.0
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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

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