Stephanie Smith, MD

Family Medicine



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Family Medicine

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Women's Health

Primary Location:

Verona Office

271 Grove Avenue

Verona, NJ 07044

Tel: 973.239.2600

Fax: 973.239.0482


Political Science, Columbia University, New York, NY


St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


Mountainside/UHMC Hospital, Montclair, NJ

Board Certification:

Family Medicine

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Medical Association

New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians

Academic Appointments:

St. George’s University, Family Medicine Department, Instructor

Hospital Affiliations:

Mountainside/UHMC Hospital, Montclair, NJ

Accepts New Patients
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Patients Inspire Dr. Smith Every Day

“The best care evolves from trusting relationships built over time.”

Dr. Stephanie Smith chose family medicine because it was “the package deal,” where she had the chance to do it all. “In medical school, we have the opportunity to rotate through each specialty area to see which we like best,” she explains. “I enjoyed every aspect of every rotation, from pediatrics to surgery to OB/GYN.”

Now at Vanguard, she’s developing the trusting relationships with her patients that are the foundation of great medical care. “Perhaps because I’m a woman, I see a lot of female patients,” she notes. “They tell me that they feel more comfortable talking to me about female problems. I really enjoy helping my patients, getting them through crises and making sure they’re doing all they can to stay healthy. It’s what motivates me to come to work every day.”

With a master’s degree in public health, Dr. Smith maintains a strong focus on preventive care and wellness. “Sometimes you’ll be able to prevent something before it becomes a bigger issue,” she says. “A great example is a mammogram. If we can screen more women, we can help catch cancer at its earliest stages.”

Dr. Smith was an All-American athlete growing up, and played soccer while at Columbia. When she’s not working, she enjoys introducing her young children to sports and spending time with her husband and family.

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The Patient 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.

Jan 05, 2019

I love Dr. Smith, she always spends a great amount of time with me and is very thorough!

Dec 27, 2018

Dr. Smith is truly an asset to Vanguard Medical Group...we are so happy to have been able to easily transition from Dr. Cirello to Dr. Smith!

Dec 21, 2018

Dr. Smith is a warm, funny and intelligent provider who guided me through the visit skillfully. I feel she covered all the important aspects of my visit and explained why medications were changed. She and I discussed my health goals, and I feel confident that I can achieve them.

Dec 18, 2018

I have recommended some of my friends to Dr. Stephanie Smith. Dr. Smith is the best!!!

Dec 08, 2018

Dr. Smith is a very caring doctor and she took all the time I needed to answer all my many questions and gave thought to her answers, which I much appreciated and in a way I could understand. Dr. Smith leaves you feeling that what's going on with you is not the end of the world !

Nov 19, 2018

*Dr. Smith was wonderful she is a warm and caring person.

Nov 14, 2018

I always recommend Vanguard Medical and Dr. Smith to everyone. I am very comfortable talking, complaining to and confiding in Dr. Smith, this is a first for Me.

Nov 14, 2018

Dr. Smith is a warm open person who shows concern and thoroughness in interacting with her patient.

Nov 10, 2018

Dr Smith is excellent, I will definitely recommend her!!

Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Smith was thorough and kind as always. She also had a medical student, Greg, who did a great job with the intake information and was very professional and courteous.

Nov 06, 2018

So far, we love *Doctor Smith. We are new patients & have seen her twice so far.

Nov 01, 2018

This was my first visit with Dr Smith. she was very friendly, took the time to answer questions and address concerns and really listened to what I had to say. Very approachable and did not feel like I was being rushed out so she could get to her next patient.

Oct 31, 2018

I think I will be very happy and comfortable with my new provider. She seems very caring.

Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Smith is excellent. She is a highly skilled doctor, with a very good office manner.

Oct 30, 2018

Was very impressed with the level of care and medical attention the Doctor gave my daughter. The Doctor was extremely thorough, and I felt that the medical issue my daughter was having would be resolved quickly and accurately.

Oct 21, 2018

in my opinion Dr Smith is your best doc

Sep 23, 2018

I was very happy with Dr. Smith's thoroughness in regards to my examinations. She went over all of my lab test results. She has a very caring bedside manner.

Sep 21, 2018

This office was a referral from a friend. Very positive experience! Finally, I find an efficient running office and professionals who made me feel comfortable and understood me. I've been looking for this for years!

Sep 21, 2018

I love doctor Smith, always pleasant and knowledgeable about anything that I present to her! she gives me positive feedback and ALWAYS listens to what I have to say! love this doctor

Sep 18, 2018

Dr Smith is a caring and competent provider and I have much confidence in her care.