Dr. Ronald J Smith

  • 29+ YEARS EXP


Dr. Ronald J Smith, MD, is an Ophthalmology specialist in Santa Monica, California. He attended and graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook, School Of Medicine in 1989, having over 29 years of diverse experience, especially in Ophthalmology. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center. Dr. Ronald J Smith also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Jules Stein Institute Medical Group. Dr. Ronald J Smith accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (310) 829-0160 to request Dr. Ronald J Smith the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 1807 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, California 90403-5790

Phone 1: (310) 829-0160

Doctor Profile


Full Name Ronald J Smith
Gender Male
PECOS ID 9537263629
Sole Proprietor Yes - He owns an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Ophthalmology (primary specialty)


  • 29+ years of diverse experience


  • Medical Doctor (MD)
    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.

Education and Training

  • Dr. Ronald J Smith attended and graduated from State University Of New York At Stony Brook, School Of Medicine in 1989.


  • NPI #: 1649272436
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Thursday, August 11, 2005
  • NPI Deactivation Date: Saturday, March 25, 2006
  • NPI Reactivation Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2006
  • NPPES Last Update: Thursday, August 30, 2012

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does not use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. Ronald J Smith

  • English

Medical Licenses

Dr. Ronald J Smith has been primarily specialized in Ophthalmology for over 29 years of experience.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Ophthalmology
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    An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.

Affiliated Hospitals

Medical Group Practice

  • Jules Stein Institute Medical Group

Practice Locations

1807 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, California 90403-5790
Phone: (310) 829-0160
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Friday, November 17, 2017, and correspondent NPI information on the public NPPES record dated Thursday, August 30, 2012. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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