Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD

Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
51 y/o
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Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in hematology & oncology and hematology.Read her story

Ochsner Cancer Center - Slidell

1120 Robert Blvd # 330

Slidell, LA 70458
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Anemia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Thrombosis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anemia
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cryoglobulinemia
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Plasmapheresis
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Purpura
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Reticulosarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thalassemia
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I support a patient's decision/right about their treatment plan.  I take the time to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their care.  I listen, value a patient's input and attend to their individual needs.&nbs...

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

  • 2004
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 1996
    VA Medical Center New York
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1996
    State University of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1996
    Kings Co Hosp/State U of New York
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1992
    Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education / Madras University
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Jawaharlal Inst Med Ed, Pondicherry
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1991
    Jawaharlal Inst Med Ed, Pondicherry
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(2)

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Smith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Smith takes a personal interest in her patients. My experience has been great. I recommend Dr. Smith to everyone requiring her specialty.
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A knowing and compassionate Doctor. Straight to the point with love and compassion for patient and family members. Love her and her staff.
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Dr. Smith is a great communicator and I'm grateful that I am her patient. I was diagnosed and treated in a timely manner and as a patient I could not ask for better care.Dr.Sumathi Smith is my number one physician.Thank you,Dr.Smith.
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vary good! answered questions I had. the office secretary was helpful too.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gilsbar 360
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
National Preferred Provider Network
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Medicaid
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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Hancock Medical Center

Bay Saint Louis, MS

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA