Dr. Ruth Smothers, MD

Dr. Ruth Smothers, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 70
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ruth Smothers, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from University Of Arizona in 1975 and specializes in nephrology.

1011 Surrey St

Lafayette, LA 70501

Contact Information

(337) 289-1952

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hypertension
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more than 54% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 52% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
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more than 34% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Smothers does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Com UCLA Va Wadsworth Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Smothers accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Smothers has admitting privileges

Iberia Medical Center
2315 E Main St
New Iberia, LA 70560
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