Meet Patricia Smith, MD, primary care provider in Cottonwood

Patricia A. Smith, MD, is a board-certified family medicine provider with Northern Arizona Healthcare’s Verde Valley Medical Clinic – Cottonwood. Dr. Smith is currently accepting new patients – get to know her and schedule an appointment today.

Q: What is your care philosophy?

A: I believe in the importance of continuity of care and the doctor-patient relationship.

Q: What do you want your patients to know about you?

A: I have 23 years of experience in family medicine. 

Q: What do you enjoy about being in the field of medicine?

A: The relationships I develop with my patients.

Q: Tell us about your specialty.

A: I feel that continuity of care is the hallmark of family medicine. As a family medicine physician, I see the patient as an individual, as a family member and as a community member. By getting to know my patients over time I believe I get a better understanding of how to help them obtain and maintain their health.

Q: Why did you choose to relocate here?

A: I fell in love with this area back in the 1990s when I was here for a rotation in school. I brought my husband here in 2012 and he loved it too so once we were able to sell our home in NC we moved here.

To make an appointment with Dr. Smith, call 928-634-5551.

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