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CCMH Medical Clinic Adds Mackenzi Smith to Provider Group


(Denison, IA) – Mackenzi Smith, Physician’s Assistant, is the newest provider with CCMH Medical Clinic. The CCMH Board of Trustees announced Smith’s hiring and noted she will begin her practice with Dr. Dennis Crabb at the CCMH Medical Clinic – City Center location.

A Denison native, Smith received her Master of Physician Assistant studies at Union College in Lincoln, NE. Smith earned her undergraduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, from Morningside College in Sioux City. Smith traces her love of medicine to serving in an apprenticeship with Dr. Crabb while in high school.

Mackenzi Smith“I really enjoyed working with Dr. Crabb and his patients. It opened my eyes to a career in medicine and the opportunity to invest my life into helping others,” Smith said. “Dr. Crabb is an excellent teacher and mentor, and I look forward to working alongside him at the City Center clinic.”

Smith completed her clinical rotations in 11 different disciplines including family practice, internal medicine, surgery, and pediatrics, among others. With special interests including children’s and women's health, Smith will begin accepting new patients at CCMH Medical Clinic – City Center, 115 N. 14th Street in Denison, beginning October 1, 2013. Patients can call the City Center clinic at (712) 263-5071 to schedule appointments and can start calling any time. Office hours for Smith will be Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

In addition to her clinical rotations, Smith also served on a team that conducted a medical mission to Iquitos, Peru during the summer of 2011. She also worked with patients with brain injuries and neurological disorders at Opportunities Unlimited in Sioux City, IA.

“Helping others is what I’m really all about. It’s an added bonus that I have the opportunity to come back to Denison and practice here,” said Smith. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to give something back to the community that has given me so much.”

Smith and her husband, Kyle, live in (town). Kyle Smith is employed as a fiber optics cable technician in Lakeview, IA.

The mission of Crawford County Memorial Hospital is to provide efficient and effective health care services to all persons within Crawford County and the surrounding area. These services are available to persons who suffer from acute or chronic diseases, traumatic injuries, or who are in need of education and/or training in order to maintain a positive lifestyle.