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Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD

Hematology & Oncology*
4.3 (18)
Map Pin Small Slidell, LA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD

Dr. Sumathi Smith, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Slidell, LA. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from Jawaharal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research|Jawaharlal Inst Med Ed, Pondicherry and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore, Ochsner Medical Center, Saint Bernard Parish Hospital, Ochsner Health Center - Hancock and Slidell Memorial Hospital. Dr. Smith, completed a residency at Kings Co Hosp/State University of New York|State University of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn|Va Medical Center New York. Patients rated Dr. Smith an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Smith works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Slidell, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Vitamin B Deficiency, Anemia and Bleeding Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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.

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Dr. Smith's Office Locations

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    Ochsner Hematology & Oncology Clinic at Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center
    1120 Robert Blvd Ste 330, Slidell, LA 70458 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 639-3777

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  • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital
  • Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Saint Bernard Parish Hospital
  • Ochsner Health Center - Hancock
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Hematology & Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Sinhala and Tamil
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    NPI Number
    • 1932189016
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Kings Co Hosp/State University of New York|State University of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn|Va Medical Center New York
    Residency
    Internship
    • JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION / MADRAS UNIVERSITY|State University of New York Health Sciences Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Jawaharal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research|Jawaharlal Inst Med Ed, Pondicherry
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology and Medical Oncology
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    Dr. Sumathi 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 Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Slidell, LA. View the full address on Dr. Smith’s profile.

    Dr. Smith has seen patients for Vitamin B Deficiency, Anemia and Bleeding Disorders, 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.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Smith, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Smith appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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