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Kristen Smith, MD

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to work with families to provide comprehensive and evidence based care in a warm environment.



Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 127 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Pediatrics


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Pediatrics


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts children


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Adolescent Medicine, Breastfeeding, Infectious Disease


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Theater, Travel, Dance


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Morehouse School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2009
    Degree MD

    INTERNSHIPS
    School University of Chicago Medical Center

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Chicago Medical Center
    Title Resident in Pediatrics

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta
    • Tri Beta
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Gary C. Comer Award for Professional Excellence
    Date 01/2000

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 127 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    127 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    126 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    123 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    124 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.6
    127 ratings


    Comments (24)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.2
    Dec 16, 2019
    It was just a routine physical, but Dr. Smith asked lots of good questions.   
    4.3
    Dec 07, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is a very caring doctor. We have always had a good experience with her for both of my girls.  
    5.0
    Nov 08, 2019
    Dr. was great!  
    4.5
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dr. Smith is wonderful. She displays a genuine concern, a manner which quickly puts a person at ease, and treats you as an equal (not talking down to you). I have great confidence in the See more  
    5.0
    Oct 15, 2019
    love the group the staff is very helpful and friendly  
    4.8
    Oct 11, 2019
    Dr Smith is absolutely amazing. I brought my child in for a very sensitive situation and Dr Smith handled it very professional apnd was respectful and empathic   
    5.0
    Oct 07, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is very thorough, patient and does a great job connecting with my boys.  
    5.0
    Sep 17, 2019
    First time with *Dr. Smith. Loved her. Felt like she listened and wanted to hear what I was saying/asking vs just going through a rehearsed speech.  
    4.8
    Sep 10, 2019
    Dr. Smith was amazing. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Smith. Our kids instantly warmed to her and she was just beyond amazing. So patient, funny, and gracious-Dr. Smith was perfect. We had See more  
    5.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    Dr. Kristen Smith is a wonderful doctor. She is very patient with us, we never feel rushed, and everything is explained so well.  
    5.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    Kristen Smith is very knowledgable and informative.  
    5.0
    Sep 03, 2019
    Dr. Smith was amazing! She was very friendly with both the children and myself. She asked them questions and talked to them directly. She smiled, made eye contact and laughed with us. All of those See more  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr. Smith is one of the best pediatric doctors in that office. she gives so much attention and care to her patients. She is kind, understanding and very trustworthy. She is a asset to the See more  
    5.0
    Aug 18, 2019
    Loved Dr. Smith. We hope to visit her again.  
    4.8
    Aug 08, 2019
    I've recommend dr Smith to 2 other people and they both use her now. one of the best drs I've experienced in many years.  
    5.0
    Aug 02, 2019
    First visit with *Dr. Smith, she was very professional, & caring.  
    5.0
    Jul 19, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is knowledgeable and great with my children. *Dr. Smith is an excellent dr. who really takes great care of us when we are there.  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    Dr. Smith is wonderful and treats my child as if she is her own child.   
    4.8
    Jul 13, 2019
    Dr Smith has been such a blessing to our family!! we always highly recommend her  
    5.0
    Jul 03, 2019
    Dr. Smith is so thorough and kind. We so appreciate the amount of information she shares, even telling us how she came to the decision of which medication and the side effects it may have.  
    5.0
    Jul 03, 2019
    Dr. Smith is simply the best. We won't see any other pedi; she is kind, caring, thorough, and really cares about her patients.  
    5.0
    Jul 03, 2019
    Dr. Smith is amazing. We had briefly changed pediatricians due to an insurance change, and came right back to Dr. Smith as she truly cares about her patients and their families, and follows up with See more  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    this is not our normal office that we visit but because the Dr was so amazing l am considering changing to have her as our primary pediatrician. she not only made us comfortable but she See more  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Smith is amazing! She takes time with us each visit. We love her!  
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