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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Smith is Excellent. Dr. Smith has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Smith, FACC, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Smith graduated from Wake Forest University, Winston Salem. She has 3 awards.

Student research award-bowman gray school of med. 1988
Student research award-southern medical society 1988
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Smith has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands at Live Oak 
  • Shands Hospital at The Univ. of Florida 

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen Smith FACC and MD is a female Internist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology.
Where does Dr. Karen Smith practice?
Dr. Karen Smith has 1 office location.
Dr. Karen Smith practices Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology near Gainesville, FL.
See Gainesville Cardiologists.