Craig S Smith M.D.
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology55 Lake Ave N Department Of Cardio Worcester MA, 01655
Dr. Craig Smith is a cardiologist practicing in Worcester, MA. Dr. Smith specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Smith also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1998
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Coronary Artery Disease (cad)
- Vascular Disease
- MemberUMass Memorial Medical Group
- Johns Hopkins University Affiliated Hospitals 1999
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Interventional Cardiology)
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Fellow 2001
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