Weill Cornell Medicine Primary Care - Tribeca

40 Worth St, New York, NY 10013, USA

(646) 962-3400(646) 962-3400

Dr. Rachel Smerd, MD

Primary Care Doctor

New York, NY

In-network insurances:

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, Oxford, United Healthcare

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Before joining the staff of Weill Cornell Medical Associates, Dr. Smerd worked as a primary care doctor at the Manhattan VA and at Odyssey House, a therapeutic drug community in Spanish Harlem. She was named chief resident after completing her medical residency at New York University. Dr. Smerd studied medicine at the Sackler School of Medicine/NY State program in Tel Aviv, Israel. She has also lived in Kathmandu and traveled the countryside of Nepal researching Vitamin A deficiency. She earned her bachelor's degree from Vassar College, where she graduated with a major in Women's Studies focusing on Anthropology. Though originally from Pittsburgh, Dr. Smerd now lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.



Vassar College, BA, 2000
Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, MD, 2004


Internal Medicine


New York University Medical Center, 2008 (residency)

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