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Ronald Smallwood, DO

4.7 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



Clinical Interests:

Depressive Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:



I originally grew up in Florida and migrated to Georgia for medical school and residency. I was a first generation college student as well as the first person in my family to become a physician. When I'm not working, I enjoy traveling the world as much as possible, cooking, as well as a good book. I enjoy the field of psychiatry because it gives me a unique opportunity to help others.

Education & Training

Medical School:

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - GA Campus


Augusta University

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.7 out of 5 (167 ratings, 63 comments)

  • May 6, 2024

    It’s taken me awhile to find a good doctor in SWFL after moving here from the Midwest. So thankful that I found Dr. Smallwood!

  • May 1, 2024

    I felt very comfortable speaking with him. He made me feel like he actually cared about my situation.

  • Apr 22, 2024

    Dr Ron Smallwood stands apart by with the highest IQ able to have an extraordinary sense for brilliant listening & intuitive sixth sense suggestions, head on which he is excited ... about and that encouragement like seeing Sun flowers in a field ... He ed ucates plus, but his sincerity, irreplaceable! [Patinet's name]

  • Apr 19, 2024

    I appreciate Dr. Smallwood’s help. Very nice great listener great suggestions very helpful. I don’t know what I would’ve done without his help or the past year. Thx

  • Apr 12, 2024

    Ya Doctor Smallwood & you all & clinic manager for defending me from where me had bad past experiences with former doctor name Doctor [ ] was told other day on April 11th 2024 that if Doctor [ ] tries reaching out to me then he would be held accountable thanks for you all suggested that Doctor [ ] isn’t allowed to talk with me since been taken advantage from Doctor [ ] past years. Doctor Smallwood is much kinder to me . Doctor Smallwood is better who is more professional kinder to me .

  • Apr 9, 2024

    I am a fan of personality and he has a great one. M

  • Apr 3, 2024

    Being comfortable to talk to him and not feel judged but knowing he's helping me. Very easy to talk to. Like if he was a family member or a long time friend.

  • Mar 31, 2024

    I feel Dr. Smallwood is extremely professional, kind and caring. He listens intently and shares his medical knowledge in an easily understandable way. My discussions and interactions with Dr. Smallwood have had a calming effect on me.

  • Mar 28, 2024

    Very professional. Easy to talk too

  • Mar 20, 2024

    Very knowledgeable about the medications. Very helpful. Very people friendly.

  • Mar 8, 2024

    The staff was wonderful and helpful! I didn't feel judged from the moment I walked in. Smallwood listened to me and gave me the tools and education I needed. I highly recommend this place.

  • Mar 6, 2024

    Dr Smallwood is a very caring person that listened and provided advice within his medical experience and outside of his expertise. Providing us opinions and possible options for medical help. Thank you [ ]

  • Feb 9, 2024

    I really only speak with Dr. Smallwood and my therapist, Maria. Both of them are great at what they do

  • Feb 5, 2024

    Dr. Smallwood is one of the greatest doctors I have seen. He was caring and helpful and helped me have a better quality of life

  • Feb 1, 2024

    Dr Smallwood is caring and very patient with me but he isn’t condescending. He is well versed in his field and isn’t afraid to share his knowledge with me so I can understand my illness. I travel 5 hours to see him and it’s worth it. Bottom line is he’s a grea t Doctor.

  • Jan 26, 2024

    Dr. Smallwood and Jaianna were phenomenal as always!

  • Jan 23, 2024

    He is great

  • Jan 17, 2024

    The Doc is an incredible individual. He makes it easy to express my feelings.

  • Jan 12, 2024

    The entire practice staff is very professional and caring. I feel especially fortunate to find a doctor, Dr Smallwood, who is so compassionate and attentive to my ongoing mental health needs. He also discusses test results in relation to my overall health whic h is very helpful. He and his staff are real assets to Lee Behavioral Health.

  • Dec 31, 2023

    Dr Smallwood is an excellent physician and very professional. I appreciate his insight and expertise. Thank you!

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