Dr. Robert Smith MD Patient Reviews

  • Infectious Disease Portland, ME

Overall Rating

4.3
  • 10 patient ratings
  • 2 comments

10 Patient Reviews

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  • Wait Time 11.7 minutes

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1.0 of 5
October 22nd, 2014
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Went to see Dr. Smith after being diagnosed with Lyme by my PCP. I guess Dr. Smith is the top Lyme expert for the state of Maine. He seems to listen and has a good bedside manner; however, I left feeling really confused about my diagnosis. He diagnosed me with Fibromyalgia after running just a few labs. It is my understanding that Fibromyalgia is a "rule out" diagnosis, meaning that you need to rule out many other connective tissue diseases that have clear supporting labs and symptoms before you give a patient this diagnosis. His treatment plan consisted of suggesting that I lose weight (my BMI is barely overweight), meditate, and take Ibuprofen. All helpful suggestions, but I was left in more pain than a few Ibuprofen can treat. Since seeing Dr. Smith, a second doctor, in addition to my PCP, has diagnosed me with Chronic Lyme. I get the impression that Dr. Smith is not compliant with The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) standards. Not very thorough in my opinion.
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5.0 of 5
November 11th, 2009
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15 minutes
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Dr. Smith is the best doctor I have ever known. Smart , caring, professonal,knowledgeable, listens extremely well. He's at the top of all physicians in any field.
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4.0 of 5
July 29th, 2015
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5.0 of 5
June 15th, 2015
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4.0 of 5
November 7th, 2014
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5.0 of 5
October 17th, 2014
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4.0 of 5
August 13th, 2014
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5.0 of 5
June 19th, 2014
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5.0 of 5
October 30th, 2013
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10 minutes
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5.0 of 5
April 13th, 2011
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10 minutes
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