Dr. Valaree Smith, DO

Dr. Valaree Smith, DO

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Valaree Smith, DO is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Lees Summit, MO. She is 54 years old.

600 NW Murray Rd Ste 210B

Lees Summit, MO 64081

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Muscle Weakness
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more than 47% of peers
Confusion
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more than 43% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
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more than 42% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Valaree R. Smith, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician who is fellowship trained in geriatric medicine. Combining a high level of clinical skill with a warm and understanding patient manner, Dr. Smith serves the elderly of Lee's Summit and surrounding areas. She provides medical care to senior adults in extended and long-term care facilities and also cares for those patients at Lee's Summit Medical Center when needed. She is available for Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) consults for inpatients at Lee's Summit Medical Center, as well as for providing medical coverage and medical director services for long term-care facilities in the area. Dr. Smith is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Geriatrics Society. She received her medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine & BioSciences and completed her residency at the Research Family Medicine Residency Program. She completed her geriatric fellowship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) - Truman Medical Center Lakewood. "

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Research Family Med Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Umkc Truman Med Center Lakewood
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

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
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Smith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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  • Aetna
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