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Christine N. Smith

MD
Electrodiagnostic Medicine,
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

About Me

Conditions I specialize in
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Christine Smith, M.D. is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician. Her clinical foci are in non-operative spine, neuromuscular medicine, and electrodiagnostics (EMG/nerve conduction studies). She enjoys diagnosing medical issues and developing a comprehensive plan. Dr Smith has extensive training in acupuncture and Eastern medicine. While her focus is on Western medicine and she no longer accepts acupuncture patients, she incorporates her knowledge of Eastern medicine into diagnosis and treatment plans.

Prior training included Walnut Hills High School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Helms Medical Acupuncture certificate, and Residency in PM&R at University of California at Irvine, where she was chief resident. In 2008, she returned to Cincinnati and joined TriHealth. Dr. Smith is the Associate Medical Director for the PM&R and Pain Division.

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine | Medical School, 2004
    Medical Doctor
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital-Ohio Health | Internship, 2005
    Medical Doctor

Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation | Board, 2009
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Ratings and Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
4.8 / 5 (459 ratings, 10 comments)
    Comments from patients
  • 5 / 5
    Dr. Smith explained the test and the results in a format that I understood. She was exceptional at her job! The EMG is not my favorite test and I sailed right thru it w/ very little discomfort. She explained each step along the way.
    Reviewed October 30, 2023
  • 5 / 5
    I've had back pain for almost 30 years. For the first time, a cause and solution plan was put together. I really appreciated Dr. Smith's approach
    Reviewed October 30, 2023
  • 5 / 5
    Dr. Smith is an amazing provider, excellent bedside manners, warm, makes sure the patient clearly understands the procedure and explains In details her findings
    Reviewed October 25, 2023
  • 5 / 5
    Right on time and very caring
    Reviewed October 24, 2023
  • 5 / 5
    Happy with all aspects
    Reviewed October 24, 2023
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