Dr. Rachel Smerd, MD

Dr. Rachel Smerd, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Rachel Smerd, MD is an internal medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in internal medicine.

40 Worth St Rm 402

New York, NY 10013

Contact Information

(646) 962-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Smerd's Experience

Dr. Smerd's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smerd "Before joining the staff of Weill Cornell Medical Associates, Dr. Smerd worked as a primary care doctor at the Manhattan Veterans Affairs Hospital and at Odyssey House, a therapeutic drug community in Spanish Harlem. She was named chief resident after completing her medical residency at New York University. Dr. Smerd studied medicine at the Sackler School of Medicine/NY State program in Tel Aviv, Israel. She has also lived in Kathmandu and traveled the countryside of Nepal researching Vitamin A deficiency. She earned her bachelor's degree from Vassar College, where she graduated with a major in Women's studies focusing on Anthropology. Though originally from Pittsburgh, Dr. Smerd now lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

212  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • New York University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smerd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Rachel Smerd, MD
Dr. Smerd has been my primary care doctor for several years. She always takes the time to listen to me when I come in, and if she doesn't have an answer to whatever's wrong, she's willing to be upfront about that and refer me to a specialist who can help. She's got a good bedside manner, and seems...Read More
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Caroline – Jul 17, 2018
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Dr. Smerd was friendly and patient, but the billing office is horrible. They double-billed me and would not help with insurance in the least. I ended up having to pay the full price out-of-pocket, which I have never done before.
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NYC – Jan 30, 2018
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Dr. Smerd is the best. She's smart, attentive and responsive to messages.
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A Plebian in New York, NY – Jan 14, 2017
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