Dr. Valaree Smith, DO

Dr. Valaree Smith, DO

Geriatric Medicine | Female | 53 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

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.

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 Geriatric Medicine
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
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  •  No board actions found

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Education

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

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  • English

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