Stephanie Smith, MD

Family Medicine

Location(s):

Verona

(Overall Providing Rating)

Specialties:

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

BA:

Political Science, Columbia University, New York, NY

MPH:

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

MD:

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

Residency:

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
Patient Portal

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.

Patient Ratings

explanations of prob/condition

4.9

Friendliness/courtesy of

4.9

Likelihood of recommending

4.9

instructions for follow-up care

4.9

efforts to include in decisions

4.9

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.

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.

Sep 18, 2018

She is compassionate, logical, smart and genuine. Her third year medical student was also very good.

Sep 15, 2018

I like that Dr. Smith takes her time with you by answering your questions, and any concerns you may have. she explains things in which you can understand.

Sep 12, 2018

Dr. Smith is the BEST! Very caring, concerned with any of your issues, always listens to what you have to say and treats you like a person. Takes a real personal interest in you.

Sep 12, 2018

this was my first visit with dr Smith. she as good if not better then everything I was told about her. very careing didn't rush me listened to everything I had to say. I'll be back

Sep 07, 2018

Dr Smith is very caring and helpful - She is very easy to talk with and provides excellent feedback

Sep 07, 2018

I am extremely pleased with my relationship with Dr. Smith and look forward to the future with her.

Aug 28, 2018

Dr Smith was very personable. it's alway feels better when the Dr. spends more time looking at the patient then the do looking at the computer.

Aug 25, 2018

Dr. Smith is warm, friendly and professional.she is easy to talk to, listens and explains problems and meds well.

Aug 18, 2018

One of the few benefits we have living in this congested metro area is the choice we have in selecting physicians and other specialists. I choose Dr. Smith because of her expertise and competence. I have needed to work with quite a few doctors in recent years and she is exemplary in the way that she listens, explains and endeavors to find the root cause of any medical problems I may experience.

Aug 15, 2018

Excellent bedside manner showed true concern willing to discuss concerns & options.

Aug 08, 2018

*Dr. Smith is terrific. She apologized for the wait time. She is a great listener. I really like her a lot. Always a pleasure to see her.

Aug 08, 2018

good

Aug 04, 2018

the best medical experience I have experienced in my life

Aug 01, 2018

Dr. Smith took the time to review my recent medical history and my health concerns. She professionally addressed my health issues and answered all of my questions with empathy.

Jul 31, 2018

I have seen several doctors at your Verona office, and Dr. Stephanie Smith is my favorite. I really like her!

Jul 27, 2018

Dr. Smith is wonderful, I have recommended her to family members already