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Specialties & Research
Dr. Richard Smith, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
He has special expertise in 1 Area, including Infectious Disease.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Smith graduated from University of Guadalajara, Mexico, San Antonio.More Education & Awards
Dr. Smith has 6 hospital affiliations:
- Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
- UC San Diego Health System
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Smith accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Blue Shield of California - 11 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Anthem Blue Cross - 4 plans
- Aetna - 1 plan
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