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Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.4 (34)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
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Overview of Dr. Karen Smith, MD

Dr. Karen Smith, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Lafayette, LA. Dr. Smith, completed a residency at University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine San Francisco, CA Internal Medicine 1997-1999. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at MDVIP - Lafayette, LA in Lafayette, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Smith's Office Locations

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    MDVIP - Lafayette, LA
    105 Patriot St Ste 202, Lafayette, LA 70508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 317-5491

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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Immunization
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Physical Examination
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
    Average provider rating
    Based on 34 ratings
    Patient Ratings (34)
    5 Star
    (27)
    4 Star
    (2)
    3 Star
    (1)
    2 Star
    (0)
    1 Star
    (4)
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1942293329
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine San Francisco, CA Internal Medicine 1997-1999
    Residency

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

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    Dr. Karen Smith, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Smith is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Smith works at MDVIP - Lafayette, LA in Lafayette, LA. View the full address on Dr. Smith’s profile.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

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