Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart

Pediatrics
Oskaloosa, IA
female

Locations

Office

Oskaloosa, IA

Address

1417 A Ave E , Suite 100, Oskaloosa, IA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

Dr. Dennis-Smithart, a native of Oskaloosa, is happy to be practicing in her hometown. Even as a child she knew that she wanted to be a physcian, hence her nickname, Dr. Dennis. At the University of Iowa she was a member of Phi Eta Sigma Phi Beta Kappa, graduating with a BS in General Science with Honors and High Distinction. She earned her MD at the U of Iowa College of Medicine, specialized in Pediatrics at the University of Iowa. She is a board certified pediatrician, and is honored take part in your child's healthcare.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

442 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely: Impetigo is caused by the germs on your own skin, usually staph or strep. The skin is normally a protective barrier, but if there is a small cut or s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Don't touch: The greatest risk of transmission is when an active sore touches another mucus membrane (mouth, eye, genital) . Avoid touching the sores, wash your h ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Talk with doctor: Head injury in an infant can be serious, and you should discuss what happened with your doctor. The doctor can help you determine the best course of ... Read More
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Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
Jan 27, 2013
Great responses, thorough, Impressive!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dennis-Smithart is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Backs up what I found on Internet searches. Nice to have a professional opinion not just the Blogosphere.
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Thank you very much, I needed the contributing factors & how I can change it without medication - I am glad your help was more accurate!
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Thank You! wanted to know if it could be anything other than meningitis. he's been in/out of hosp. since he was 2wks & no improvement

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
MD

Awards

Pediatric Recognition Award, (Referring Physician Award) Blank Children's Hospital, (outstanding contribution
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