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Health Experts: Elizabeth S. Smoots
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Health Experts: Elizabeth S. Smoots

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Elizabeth S. Smoots, MD

Elizabeth S. Smoots, MD, is a board-certified family physician based in Seattle, Washington. A Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Smoots specializes in prevention and primary care medicine. She has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field in private practice, health maintenance organizations, and various group-practice clinics around the Seattle area.

Dr. Smoots has a longstanding personal interest in preventive medicine and patient education. She is especially interested in helping make health information more accessible to the public. Her articles and columns have appeared on several websites, and her writing has been published in numerous magazines and newsletters, including Harvard Health Letter , Family Safety & Health , American Family Physician , and Best of Health . She also serves as medical editor for Personal Best , a newsletter specializing in health promotion, where she has contributed articles for more than five years.

Dr. Smoots holds an MD from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed her residency in family practice at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Last reviewed October 2002

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