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Johnathan Smith, NP

Family Medicine
Johnathan Smith, NP
4.7 of 5 Stars
Based on 85 Patient Verified Ratings
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Biography

Johnathan Smith was born in New Orleans and attended Rummel High School. From 2005 to 2011, he served with the Louisiana Army National Guard Washington Artillery based in Jackson Barracks. After Hurricane Katrina, he enrolled in Louisiana State University (LSU) and later obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in 2013. Johnathan worked at Ochsners Transplant Stepdown Unit starting in 2012 as a patient care technician, then as a nurse and finally as an operations coordinator. In 2019, he received his Master of Science in Nursing degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. He is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. After graduation, he led the primary care team at Odyssey House Louisiana. In 2021, he returned to Ochsner as a nurse practitioner at the Lapalco clinic. Johnathan possesses extensive experience providing care for patients with a broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. He is adept at counseling and educating clients and their family in the areas of health promotion, maintenance and disease prevention. Johnathan is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners. He was honored to receive the DAISY, Provider of the Year, and Distinguished Scholar awards.He has always been drawn to the science of how to keep both the body and mind healthy. However, he also really enjoys connecting with people and helping others on a personal level. Nursing is a perfect blend of these interests. At Ochsner, he utilizes his knowledge and passion to empower his patients to make informed decisions about their health and works with them to meet their goals.Johnathan specializes in primary care, and practices at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation Lapalco Boulevard clinic on the West Bank. The clinic phone number is 504-371-9355.

Education and Training

Graduate School

Southeastern Louisiana University

Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - Nurse Practitioner

Ochsner Patient Verified Reviews

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. These patient verified ratings are based on the “likelihood to recommend” physician scores on the nationally developed Medical Practice Survey. Actual top box results for this question are translated to a 1-5 scale, and the star scores are measured on that scale, with 5 being the best score.

February 2024

Awesome

February 2024

The NP was very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and caring.

December 2023

All good.

December 2023

Each experience I've had with this provider, has been as pleasant as can be expected.

November 2023

Good

November 2023

It was great

November 2023

I thought I had an appointment with my primary care doctor. Was surprise when it was someone else. He was professional and eager to speak with me

October 2023

Very good visit with doctor.

October 2023

Most knowledgeable and informative person I have ever seen

October 2023

Overall very satisfied

August 2023

Took time with me for questions and actually set me up for therapy.

August 2023

Johnathan is a great listener, thorough in answering all questions/concerns and explaining all test results with knowledge and patience.

July 2023

No complaints. The medication. He prescribed worked well for me.