Duane M. Smith, M.D.
Infectious Disease
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Duane M. Smith, M.D.

Infectious Disease

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Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Expertise

  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection)
  • HIV/AIDS

Biography

Dr. Smith received his BA in Biochemistry from Brown University in 1980 and his Medical Degree from the Brown University Program in Medicine in 1984. He completed his internal medicine residency at Harlem Hospital Center/Columbia University in 1987. He then worked in Boston, becoming the Medical Director of the Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center and started their HIV program. He later joined the medical staff at The Cambridge Hospital, where he became Medical Director of the Zinberg Clinic, a multidisciplinary program for people living with HIV. He spent ten years on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. During his time in Boston, he was involved in many governmental public health initiatives, including serving as the Medical Director of the Men of Color Health Program for the city of Cambridge. He has also served on the boards of a number of community health related CBO’s, health insurance plans, and IPA’s. Dr. Smith currently serves as the Associate Medical Director for the Center for Special Studies and has directed its Chelsea location since its opening in 1997.”

Research

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Brown University School of Medicine, 1984

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care - PPO
  • GHI - Pathway X
  • Health First - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - CBP
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare - Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark - Liberty
  • UHC Compass - Medicare Advantage
  • United Empire - Metro/Core/Charter
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans - Medicare

Locations and Appointments