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Dr. Sandra Smith, MD

Family Medicine*
3.4 (22)
Map Pin Small Rio Rancho, NM
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sandra Smith, MD

Dr. Sandra Smith, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Rio Rancho, NM. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA AT LAS VEGAS and is affiliated with Lovelace Westside Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at Rio Rancho in Rio Rancho, NM with other offices in Albuquerque, NM. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst 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.

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Dr. Smith's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Rio Rancho
    1721 Rio Rancho Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (866) 592-2199
  2. 2
    Optum Primary Care
    10511 GOLF COURSE RD NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 262-7281
    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

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Lovelace Westside Hospital

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    3.4
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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1801912985
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA AT LAS VEGAS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
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    Dr. Sandra 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 accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

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