Dr. Douglas Smith, DPM

Dr. Douglas Smith, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Douglas Smith, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 and specializes in podiatry, podiatric surgery, and more.Read his story

1004 Dresser Ct Ste 102

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 872-2022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Smith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 81% of peers
Foot Sprain
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Hello, and thank you for taking the time to check out our practice. I'm Dr. Douglas Smith, senior podiatrist at InStride-Family Foot & Ankle Center. I've been in practice in Raleigh and Henderson since 1991. I'm board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery; and wound management by the American Board of Wound Management. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "My practice philosophy is to help you with your foot problem in a friendly, efficient manner. I treat my patients like I would a member of my own family.  I take the time to educate you on your condition and the options you have for treating your problem.  

I participate with most insurance companies including Medicare, Blue Cross, Cigna and United Health Care.

Please give us a call so you can start the road to an active, pain-free lifestyle.

Remember, your feet don't have to hurt."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Podiatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

27  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Callus
  • Corn
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Distal Lateral Subungual Onychomycosis
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts

17  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Central Community Hospital Clifton Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Central Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
28 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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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

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

I've been his patient for 10 years. As a type 1 diabetic for 45 years, Dr Smith assures I avoid diabetic complications. As a result, I'm still able to jog and enjoy total mobility. He is a caring person and very friendly. Best foot doctor I've ever had.
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I had a toe problem and Dr. Smith took care of it the day of the appointment. Most Dr.'s would have made me come back for another appointment to take care of the problem. He was very nice and easy to talk to. He made sure I understood the procedure and that I was not in any pain. All the...more
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Wonderful doctor! Went in for one procedure and had additional unrelated questions. Dr. Smith readily answered me, gave me information and made me feel at ease for asking the questions. On top of this, the staff squeezed me in due to severity of the first procedure and I really appreciate it....more
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Dr. Smith is a rare find. He is a very patient and skilled podiatrist. I had an in office procedure done and felt no pain! Dr. Smith explained everything to me ahead of time, during the procedure and what to expect afterward. While he could not guarantee that I won't need OP surgery in the future...more
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I had a problem with the nail pocket of my big toe. After some research, I called Dr. Smith at InStride Family Foot and Ankle Center. I was able to get an appointment the same day. The staff was very friendly, courteous and helpful. When I arrived, I filled out a little paperwork. Then Dr....more
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