Mekaela Smith, MD

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Mekaela Smith, MD

Resident Physician - Family Medicine

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English
Contact Information: 
2323 Memorial Avenue, Suite 10 (Located in the lower level of the Plaza building)
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434.200.5200
Fax: 434.200.1641
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Hometown: Waynesboro, Virginia

Undergraduate school: Syracuse University

Medical school: Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Volunteer activities: After-school ministry for underserved communities, various community outreach opportunities in Florida for underserved populations

Professional interests: Full spectrum outpatient family medicine, functional medicine, OMT (occupational medical therapy?)

Personal interests/hobbies: Running, cooking, exploring the outdoors, spending time with my husband

Career goals: Functional Medicine provider in an outpatient setting near my hometown in Virginia. I hope to focus on how diet, lifestyle, and environmental changes impact health and to explore alternative therapies to complement healing.

What do you love about Lynchburg? I will be new to the area so I look forward to exploring what the city has to offer, especially eating at the local food spots. I also grew up in the Blue Ridge mountains and am excited to be back where it feels like home.