Laura D. Smith, DO, MS, FACOI, an Internist with SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis & SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles

Get to know Internist Dr. Laura D. Smith, who serves patients in Lake Saint Louis and St. Charles, Missouri.

Recognized as a skilled internist, Dr. Smith has over two decades of experience in her field. She is affiliated with SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis & SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles in the state of Missouri. 

Established in 1986, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis offers residents of western St. Charles, Lincoln, and Warren Counties exceptional health care close to home. The 216-bed hospital is a state-designated Level III Trauma Center, a Level II Time Critical Diagnosis STEMI Center, and specializes in obstetric and pediatric care, as well as many other specialties.

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles continues to meet the evolving health care needs of its patients and community. The 333-bed acute care hospital is a state-designated Level II Trauma Center, a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, and the only Level I Time Critical Diagnosis STEMI Center in St. Charles County.

Pertaining to her educational background, Dr. Smith obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997.

In addition to having received the title Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI), the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Internal Medicine (ABOIM). The ABOIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

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