Dr. Lori Smetana, MD

Dr. Lori Smetana, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
(9)
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Dr. Lori Smetana, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1992 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

601 W 5th Ave Ste 301

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 455-8866

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Tubal Ligation
very high
more than 94% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Perimenopause
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smetana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smetana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smetana to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Smetana's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
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 (2)

in Spokane, WA
Dr. Smetana is fantastic. She provided excellent care during my pregnancy and delivery, and has impeccable bedside manner. She has always been quick to respond in detail to my questions, and was very respectful of my preferences regarding delivery. Post-baby, she has continued to provide thorough...more
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She's nice, but doesn't keep her word. At 12 weeks pregnant, I asked her how many weeks overdue she lets patients go. The answer was 42, which was great as I didn't want to be induced. At 40 weeks 3 days, she changed her mind and said her threshold was 41 weeks even though there was NO medically...more
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