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Reviews reflect patients' level of satisfaction with the care they received from this provider. Dr. Richard Smith xhas an overall rating of 4.6.


Dr. Richard Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boone, NC, with other offices in Boone, NC and Nashville, TN. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Tennova Healthcare-Harton and TriStar Skyline Madison Campus. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Smith has the following 7 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Internal Medicine

An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.


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Locations & Directions

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

148 Highway 105 Ext
Boone, NC 28607

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

136 Furman Rd
Boone, NC 28607


300 20th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37203

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