Dr. Samantha Smith MD
Sports Medicine Specialist (Pediatric) | Sports Medicine800 HOWARD AVE FL 1 NEW HAVEN CT, 06519
Dr. Samantha Smith is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in NEW HAVEN, CT. 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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