Seton Family of Doctors

Joshua "Josh" M. Smith, MD, MBA

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Joshua "Josh" M. Smith, MD, MBA Now Accepting New Patients
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Joshua "Josh" M. Smith, MD, MBA

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Smith lives in Georgetown, Texas with his wife and five children. He joined 'Specially for Children in 2014 and has enjoyed every minute. He loves caring for all children with endocrine disorders and is involved in teaching, patient care and research activities.

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Specialty

Endocrinology (Pediatric)

Seton Hospital Affiliation

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

Seton Medical Center Austin

University Medical Center Brackenridge

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Provides Care Through

Pediatric Specialty Clinic (Waco) - Subspecialists of Dell Children’s Medical Center

Specially for Children

Additional Language Spoken

Portuguese

Spanish

My Passion for Healthcare

I always knew I wanted to be involved in healthcare because I enjoy science and helping others. I chose pediatric endocrinology after spending a summer at a camp for children with Type one diabetes. I was amazed at how active and happy these kids were, despite having a life-changing condition. I'm still in awe at the challenges children overcome, and I work to make life easier for my patients and their families.

Services I Provide

  1. Comprehensive Diabetes Care
  2. Treatment of General Endocrine Disorders
  3. Insulin Pump Therapy
  4. Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  5. Hormone Stimulation Testing
  6. Bone Age Interpretation

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Southwestern Med Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX

  • Residency

    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

  • Fellowship

    Childrens Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics

    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

My Clinical Focus

I enjoy seeing a variety of endocrine patients and visiting with their families. I try to teach patients about their conditions, and to inform them about what is happening with their bodies. I like using technology to provide evidence-based, comprehensive care. I have a special interest in diabetes, endocrine effects of optic nerve hypoplasia, pubertal disorders and thyroid disease. Endocrinology is a fascinating field and I try to convey my excitement and passion when I teach patients, medical students, and physicians. Most of all, I love having fun with patients, families and clinicians!

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup - STAR and CHIP
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Craniofacial Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Opththalmology, Otolaryngology, Pulmonary, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • Averde Health - Commercial PPO
  • Beechstreet - Commercial PPO
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross-Blue Advantage - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross-Medicaid - STAR & CHIP
  • BlueCross - Commercial
  • Care Improvement Plus - Dual Special Needs
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna - Commercial
  • Cigna LocalPlus - Exchange Plan
  • Coventry Workers Comp - Select providers
  • First Care - HMO/PPO
  • First Health/Coventry - Commercial
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • Health Payors Organization - Commerical PPO
  • HealthSmart Accel - Commercial PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred Care - Commercial PPO
  • Hospice Austin - Hospice-In-Patient
  • Humana - Commercial
  • Humana HMOx - Exchange Plan
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage
  • Integrated Medical Systems - Commercial PPO
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan Commercial - PPO
  • PHCS - Commercial
  • Sendero - STAR and CHIP
  • Sendero IdealCare - Exchange Plan
  • Seton Health Plan - Commercial
  • Seton Health Plan - MAP
  • Seton Health Plan - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior Ambetter - Exchange Plan
  • TriCare - All Products
  • United HealthCare - Commercial All Other
  • United HealthCare - Options PPO
  • United HealthCare Star and CHIP - Americhoice or UHC Texas STAR, CHIP
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Evercare STAR PLUS - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United Student Resources (UT Student Division) - PPO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO

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Why Choose Seton

Seton offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it Humancare. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible. Humancare is an essential part of our mission to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services.

You'll find Seton doctors, nurses and associates delivering care throughout Central Texas Communities. We operate more than 100 clinical locations, including three teaching hospitals and another opening in 2017 that will be the training site for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

When you choose care from us, you are choosing care that is at the forefront of medical innovation. Seton conducts research and provides advanced treatments for conditions including stroke, traumatic injury, epilepsy, cardiovascular disease and many of today's most difficult illnesses to treat.

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