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About Dr. Matthew J Smith

Dr. Matthew J Smith, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Waterloo, IA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Unitypoint Health Allen Memorial Hospital. Dr. Smith has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matthew J Smith is Great. Dr. Matthew J Smith has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Matthew J Smith is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Musgrave And Smith Mds

212 W Dale St Ste 303
Waterloo, IA 50703
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Specialties

Dr. Matthew J Smith has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Check-up
  • Family Planning
  • Pediatrics
  • Influenza
  • Contraception
  • Hospitalist
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Health
  • Preventive Medicine

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Reviews

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A really good guy

One of the Best Doctors in the Waterloo area ...

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Would be better if he'd "Take Time to Listen"

We've been seeing Dr. Smith for almost 15 years. In the beginning he spent lots of time listening, answering questions, and taking our opinions/beliefs into account when prescribing treatment plans. As his practice has grown, this has changed significantly. We believe he is very knowledgeable & caring but, unless the issue is common like Strep Throat or Flu, we almost always feel he is "too educated" or "too busy" to listen. Although he is always friendly, we often leave feeling unheard and cheated of a better quality of care. We end up returning for the same issue(s) only to be told to try the same unsuccessful things over and over again until we "ask" for referrals to specialists where the issue/problem is finally addressed. This has led us to consider finding a different Family Practitioner, even though we'd rather have the Dr. Smith we used to have. His staff is awesome! They are friendly, professional, and listen attentively answering questions thoroughly. He could take lessons from his staff and interns in patient communications -- which could bring him back to "why" we chose him as our family physician to begin with.

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Excellent Doctor

Dr. Smith is our family doctor and we all enjoy going to see him. He does such an great job with my children. We never have to wait long and everyone in the office is very friendly. I myself have never had a better experience anywhere else. If you need a doctor then Matthew Smith is your man!

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Smith is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Northeast Iowa Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Matthew J Smith accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry IA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • Wellmark
    • Wellmark Alliance Select
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Locations & Directions

Musgrave And Smith Mds, 212 W Dale St Ste 303, Waterloo, IA

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