Layla Lundquist-Smith, M.D.

Dr. Layla Lundquist-Smith is a double board certified family medicine physician who provides quality and convenient health care to patients in Pensacola. She and her dedicated staff welcomes patients seeking urgent care for minor illnesses and injuries. 

Medical Education
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Residency
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
Tallahassee, FL

Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Obesity Medicine

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Family Physicians
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
The Obesity Society

Additional Information
To learn more about Dr. Lundquist-Smith and her services, please visit her practice page > Baptist Urgent Care

Meet your Doctor

What led you to become a doctor or choose your focus of medicine?
I chose to become a physician because it is a fulfilling career that integrates my love of science and my passion for helping people.

What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
My favorite part of being a family physician is the relationships I build with my patients and their families.

How would a patient describe you?
Warm, empathic, genuine.

What’s your proudest moment as a doctor?
By far, I take the most pride in seeing my patients make substantial lifestyle changes that improve their health whether it is quitting smoking, improving their diet or becoming more physically active.

In your opinion, what’s the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship?
Mutual respect.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
We will work as a team to set and achieve healthcare goals.

What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
I strive to educate my patients about their health so they feel empowered to take charge of their own wellbeing.

Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality, personal health care he/she deserves.
I actively listen to my patients so I can understand and address their concerns.

Do you have any specific medical interests?
Caring for the entire family from the children to the grandparents.