Dr. Douglas Smith is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in SAINT PAUL, MN. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Smith is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.
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