Dr. R Smith

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Metairie, LA
26 years experience male

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Bio

Senior Medical Director for a group that provides pediatric emergency and critical care services to community hospitals around the US. Trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Akron Children's Hospital. Medical School at The Ohio State University. Undergraduate degree from Cornell University

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Smith
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26 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Goes away on its own: Strep goes away on its own. Antibiotics are used to reduce the chance of developing rheumatic fever down the road, not to get rid of the strep. So, ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Smith
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26 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Many Solutions...: Antibiotic treatment doesn't affect the total time frame of strep symptoms by much. So, over-the-counter and home remedies are the way to go for the p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
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26 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Not unless instructe: Your child needs to be assessed by a neurologist. Never use any seizure medication in a way that was not prescribed by someone who specializes in sei ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1995MD
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