Robert L. Smith, MD, FAAFP

Robert L. Smith, MD, FAAFPFinger Lakes Family Care


  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Syracuse, NY (2000-2003)
  • Doctor of Medicine Degree, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (2000)
  • Masters Degree, Clinical Chemistry, RIT, Rochester, NY (1996)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Health and Sports Science/Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (1991)


  • Physician, Finger Lakes Family Care, Canandaigua, NY  (2006-present)
  • Physician, Shortsville Family Practice, Shortsville, NY (2003-2006)



Dr. Smith founded Finger Lakes Family Care in 2006 with the goal of incorporating innovations in eHealth as well as new technologies of collaborative communication between patients and colleagues. He was instrumental in earning NCQA Level 3 PCMH status for Finger Lakes Family Care as the Finger Lakes 1st Medical Home.

Dr. Smith’s professional interests include outpatient family medical care, sports medicine and preventive medicine. Dr. Smith is a Board Certified Family Physician by the American Board of Family Medicine and was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2012. He is a Co-Founder of Updox and Apractis Solutions and currently serves on the FF Thompson Hospital Credentials Committee as well as on the Primary Care Advisory Board for Accountable Health Partners.

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