Benjamin P. Smith, MD
Benjamin P. Smith, MD
Family Medicine
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Primary Care
4.9 out of 5 Stars 59 Ratings
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Treatments, Conditions and Areas of Interest

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  • Primary Care – All Ages
  • Adult Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Cholesterol and Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Health Conditions
  • General Anxiety and Depression
  • Preventative Care and Wellness Visits
  • Annual and Sports Physicals
  • Acute Care

About Benjamin P. Smith, MD

Benjamin Smith, MD, is a board-certified physician with The Christ Hospital Physicians – Primary Care who specializes in family medicine. He provides care to patients of all ages at the Ft. Wright location.

Dr. Smith comes from a family of providers, with both of his parents and his grandmother having long careers in medicine, which inspired him to do the same. “Their approach to helping others with honest and open empathy helped to shape my attitude toward my community and influenced me to pursue a career in medicine,” he says. His philosophy toward providing care centers on treating his patients as he would expect himself or his family members to be treated. He values empathizing with his patients and taking a thoughtful approach to working with them to determine the right care for their needs.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology at The University of Kentucky and his Medical Degree from American University of the Caribbean. He completed a Family and Community Medicine Residency at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Smith is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine and the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians.

Family continues to play a major role in Dr. Smith’s life, and he spends much of his free time with his wife and young family. He also enjoys sports, music, and spending time outdoors with activities such as kayaking, hiking, and cycling.

Gender: Male

Board Certification: Am Bd of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)

Education: American University of the Caribbean, Professional Education

Languages Spoken: English

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Reviewed on February 25, 2024


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