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Prior to joining St. Peter’s Hospital, Robert Smith, DO completed his Montana Family Medicine Residency, in Billings, Mont. serving Riverstone Health Clinic, St. Vincent’s Hospital, and Billings Clinic Hospital. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. He obtained his Masters of Science in Biochemistry, from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo.
Dr. Smith is board certified with the American Board of Family Physicians, the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners and the Wilderness Medicine Society. He completed his fellowship in Wilderness Medicine.
St. Peter’s hospitalists specialize in internal medicine and their entire attention is directed toward patients while they are in the hospital. They are experts in treating patients who are hospitalized with complex medical problems and consult with primary care providers and maintain regular communication with them during a patient’s hospitalization. Dr. Smith treats acutely ill patients with conditions that include, but are not limited to, pneumonia, COPD, stroke, diabetes and acute coronary syndromes.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Dr. Smith is an avid backpacker, plays ice hockey, and enjoys cooking.
Education & Training
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Billings Clinic Hospital
St Vincent Healthcare
American Board of Family Medicine
St. Peter’s Health accepts most major insurances. To verify that your insurance is accepted, contact the clinics’ Central Business Office at 406-447-2828.
Patients are expected to furnish all the necessary health insurance information and sign the medical release and insurance assignment authorizations. St. Peter’s Health will submit complete insurance claims on the appropriate forms for the charges recorded.
Keep in mind that insurance is a contract between the patient and his or her insurance company and that St. Peter’s Health is acting only as a billing agent. St. Peter’s Health cannot pursue payment from insurance carriers in the event of non-payment or benefit denials. If a patient’s insurance carrier has not submitted payment within 30 days of billing, St. Peter’s Health expects the patient to pay the balance in full. Patients receive a monthly statement showing any account activity and the remaining balance due.