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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Smith is Average. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 2.6
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 2.5
Follows Up After Visit 2.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Smith, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. She has 1 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III


Dr. Smith has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Cape Fear Valley Health System 
  • Highsmith - Rainey Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen Linnear Smith MD is a female Family Practitioner, has 23 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Karen L. Smith practice?
Dr. Karen Smith has 1 office location.
Dr. Karen Smith practices Family Medicine near Raeford, NC.
See Raeford Family Physicians.