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Dr. Vernon Smith Jr, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Smith Jr

Kipling Physicians

1805 Kipling St Lakewood, CO 80215

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Dr. Vernon Smith Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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(303) 232-7660

Dr. Smith Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Smith Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Hypercalcemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr treats Hypercalcemia more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Wellness Examination
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith Jr performs Wellness Examination more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Smith Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vernon Smith Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Al Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979

Awards

Dr. Smith Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith Jr

3.5

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
52.94117647058823%
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4 Stars
11.764705882352942%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
29.41176470588235%
(5)

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I have been a patient of Dr Vernon Smith Jr for over 30 years!! He and his staff (the staff is amazingly kind)... It's rare to find a physician that knows your history.
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Hyper focused on nutrition to the extent of ignoring actual medical symptoms.
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HE didn't do anything to help me with my problem, many times after I left his office I ended going to the ER. to get my Problem fixed. I will never go back to dr smith
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