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Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Rheumatology*
4.2 (17)
Map Pin Small Asheville, NC
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Asheville, NC. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE and is affiliated with Mission Hospital, Adventhealth Hendersonville, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, Angel Medical Center and Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Smith Jr an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Smith Jr works at Asheville Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center in Asheville, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis and Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Smith Jr's Office Locations

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    Asheville Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center
    4 Vanderbilt Park Dr Ste 200, Asheville, NC 28803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (828) 258-9533

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  • Mission Hospital
  • Adventhealth Hendersonville
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
  • Angel Medical Center
  • Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

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    About Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD

    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1538123989
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
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    Dr. Ellison Smith Jr, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Smith Jr is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Smith Jr has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Smith Jr works at Asheville Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center in Asheville, NC. View the full address on Dr. Smith Jr’s profile.

    Dr. Smith Jr has seen patients for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis and Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Smith Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith Jr.

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