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Carrie Dow-Smith, MD
30 ratings, 2 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Ave., Suite 201
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Dr. Carrie Dow-Smith is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics.  Dr. Dow-Smith joined the WakeMed team in 2005.  In additional to caring for patients in the general pediatric practice, she also works with WakeMed Concussion Services, evaluating young athletes with head injuries.    

Prior to joining WakeMed, Dr. Dow-Smith previously worked with Capital Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in Raleigh, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care Center in Raleigh, and in a private pediatric practice in Houston, TX.

She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Residency in Houston, TX (Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub Hospital). She earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Wake Forest University.

Dr. Dow-Smith, who speaks Spanish, is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society.

Undergraduate Degree
Wake Forest University
Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill
Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Residency in Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Residency in Houston, TX
American Academy of Pediatrics
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
4.43 out of 5
30 ratings, 2 reviews

WakeMed Patient - January 2020

Great hospitality and good taking care of the patients. I love wake med hospital. Keep up with the good work.Thank you very much.

WakeMed Patient - January 2020


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