Dr. Melissa Smith, MD

Dr. Melissa Smith, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Melissa Smith, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Lees Summit, MO. She is 48 years old. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Dr. Smith's Experience

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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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "I am a member of Midwest Physicians , an integrated , multi - specialty group that strives to provide high quality , compassionate healthcare in a caring , affordable , timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients , their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patients individual healthcare needs are met."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
226

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization Administration
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baptist-Lutheran Medical Center
    Residency 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
4.6
based on 31 total reviews (18 with comments)
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
Patient Comments (18)
in Pleasant Hill, Mo |
Highly recommend Dr. Smith. She has a naturally warm and caring spirit. She takes her time, asks lots of questions, and offers several options. If you’re looking for a primary care physician, you would be wise to visit with her.
in Raymore, MO |
I have been seeing Dr. Smith for many years and always feel comfortable talking with her. She always gives me the time I need never making me feel rushed with our discussions. I have recommended her to friends and family over the years and will continue to do so.
Grain Valley, MO |
Dr. Smith has been my Doctor or many years, I like the way she takes time to sit down and talk about my issues.
in Peculiar, Mo |
We would definitely refer family and friends to Dr. Smith. She always has time to listen, investigate any question we might have and follow up with answers and solutions. Always shows concern.
in Independence, MO |
I have been under Dr. Smith care for many years. She is highly regarded by other doctors and medical professionals that I have also visited. I would not hesitate to recommend her to others. Her "bedside" manner is exceptional.
in Kingsville,MO |
Dr. Smith and her staff are amazing! I have very few health issues, and my husband has many. Dr.Smith handles each of us with the same concern and professionalism. She stays up to date with all of the latest recommendations and talks with us in a caring, but earnest fashion. I can honestly recommend Lees Summit Family care. My sister in law sees her now too!
Lees Summit, MO |
I have been a patient of Dr. Smith's for more than 15 years. She's very knowledgeable and even more importantly, willing to take time to listen to me personally, not just what's wrong. She never rushes through an appointment to get to the next. I've always felt very comfortable and very confident with her skills as a physician. My daughter grew up with her and has continued with her as an adult as well.
Lees Summit, MO |
My husband and I have been treated by Dr.Smith for many years. She is caring and knowledgeable regarding our health. We have choices and we choose her for our health care.
Lees Summit, MO |
Always takes time to address questions and offers suggestions to make sure I am doing the right things to live at my best.
in Lees Summit, MO |
Dr. Smith is a very caring and personable doctor. She provides excellent care!
in Lees Summit, MO |
Dr. Smith is obviously a well trained professional. She is very careful to obtain all of my important facts as to why I am seeing her that day. She always leaves me with the feeling of satisfaction that things will be better because of her health decisions made that day. She is thorough and takes time to carefully evaluate my situation. I am very satisfied with her care. I would and do recommend her to friends.
in Kansas City, MO |
The main reason for this recommendation is that I trust Dr. Smith. She takes time to listen to me and provides clear explanations of my health issues and instructions. She is professional and friendly.
Independence, MO |
Dr. Smith has always been very attentive to my needs, and quick to follow up with testing when I am having symptoms. I receive results in a timely manner and have always been heard and treated with the highest respect.
in Peculiar, MO |
Dr. Smith is very patient and listens to what you have to say about your health. She is well educated and up on the latest medical procedures and medical treatments. I would recommend Dr. Smith to anyone.
in Lee's Summit, MO |
Dr. Smith seems genuinely concerned with my health issues and encourages me to try different approaches to help with my continuing health. She is very positive and wants me to also be positive.
in Lees Summit, MO |
Dr. Smith and her staff are kind, caring and very knowledgeable. I recommend her if you are looking for a great doctor.
Lees Summit, MO |
Dr Smith takes time to listen to your concerns. I never feel rushed during a visit. She has been my primary care Dr for many years.
Lees Summit, MO |
Dr. Smith has taken very good care of me. I have learned a lot from her and other doctors in the last week - 10 days. She listens - IF you are honest with her. She picked up on my problem and took the first step.
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Dr. Smith accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
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Hospitals where Dr. Smith has admitting privileges

Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
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