Dr. Smith is a board-certified pediatrician and owner of Yavapai Pediatrics. She is originally from Southern Arizona. Her husband, Jason and their two kids, Iliana and Jase, currently reside in Dewey, AZ. Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Arizona in 1998 with a Bachelors in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She then went on to attend the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and graduated in 2004. Dr. Smith completed a Pediatric Residency at the University of Arizona in 2007. Following her residency, she was stationed at Travis Air Force Base where she served her country for 4 years as an active duty Pediatrician in the Air Force. Dr. Smith moved to back to the Prescott Valley area in 2011 where she has continued to serve the community as a Pediatrician with full privileges at Yavapai Regional Medical Center. In August 2013, Dr. Smith founded Yavapai Pediatrics. Yavapai Pediatrics is busy, highly-regarded medical practice in the heart of Prescott Valley. Dr. Smith has a strong passion for her patients’ physical and mental well-being.
Dr. Smith loves to cook and enjoys spending time with her family doing all things outdoors.
She loves being involved in community events and currently serves as the Booster Club President of the Arizona Dreams Gymnastics team. She is a proud sponsor of AZ Dreams Gymnastics, YMCA youth basketball, volleyball and flag football teams, Prescott’s Farmers Market, and Humboldt Education Foundation.
Dr. Smith completed Arizona’s Early Access to Care Program through Phoenix Children’s Hospital in April 2016. Through this program and under the direction of Robin Blitz, MD, a Developmental Pediatrician, she obtained extensive training in the diagnosis and management of Autism. She is recognized by Arizona’s Division of Developmental Disabilities as a Pediatrician with specialty training in Autism. Dr. Smith is proud to care for this underserved population.
Clarisa I. Smith, MD, FAAP