Dr. Sarah Buenviaje-Smith


Board Certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Residency at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Board Certified in Palliative Care and Hospice Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology

Board Certified by Hospice Medical Director Certification Board

M.D. from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Former LCDR and M.D. in the U.S. Navy Reserve

State of CA Qualified Medical Examiner (QME)

Undergraduate, BS Chemical Engineering from USC, Los Angeles, CA (Cum Laude)


Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

Patients' Choice Award (2018)

Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.