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Dr. Melanie M Smith, MD

Pediatrics*
5.0 (113)
Map Pin Small Bossier City, LA
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25 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Melanie M Smith, MD

Dr. Melanie M Smith, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Bossier City, LA. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with WK Bossier Health Center. Dr. Smith, completed a residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at Louisiana Family Practice in Bossier City, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and All Headaches (incl. Migraine) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Smith's Office Locations

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    Louisiana Family Practice
    2300 Hospital Dr Ste 200, Bossier City, LA 71111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 212-7830
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • WK Bossier Health Center

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Nausea
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Bacterial Sepsis
Constipation
Dehydration
Fever
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Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Muscle Spasm
Pharyngitis
Shortness of Breath
Thrush
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
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Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Ataxia
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bedwetting
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Common Cold
Confusion
Contact Dermatitis
Cough
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Esophagitis
Excessive Sweating
Foot Infection
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroptosis
Gonorrhea Infections
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Palpitations
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leukocytopenia
Limb Swelling
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mastodynia
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Newborn Jaundice
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Roundworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second-Degree Burns
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Syphilis Infections
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Tremor
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Trichomoniasis
Urinary Incontinence
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vertigo
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Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Diabetes Counseling
Pap Smear
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1659317410
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Smith works at Louisiana Family Practice in Bossier City, LA. View the full address on Dr. Smith’s profile.

    Dr. Smith has seen patients for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and All Headaches (incl. Migraine), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Smith on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    113 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

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