Welcome to Your Medical Home!

Our office will be closed except for emergencies beginning Wednesday, noon, July 29, and will reopen on Monday, August 3.

Dr. Schmidt is committed to providing you with the best possible care. Located in Belmar, NJ, he takes the time to talk to you about your symptoms so he can determine the underlying cause.

Dr. Schmidt’s dedication to your health and well-being goes beyond an office visit. As a patient, you will have the peace-of-mind that Dr. Schmidt is available when you need him. Patients have e-mail and
cell phone access to Dr. Schmidt. He also does house calls for patients that are not able to visit the office. Experience the difference yourself by making an appointment today.

We are excited to offer an online tool that provides anywhere, anytime access to your personal health records! With our Follow My Health Patient Portal, you can manage your health, communicate with our office and make more informed decisions about your care – 24/7 from any computer, smartphone or tablet. Our Follow My Health Patient Portal is a safe and secure environment where you can review your medical records, communicate privately with me, view test results and notes from me, update your health information, request RX refills, receive e-mail reminders, request or change appointments, complete forms, and pay your bills. Learn more by watching this video. Stop by our front desk or email valrich@schmidtmd.com for your sign in credentials to get started today.

We welcome patients enrolled by the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey Medicaid and most other health insurance plans. Learn more on our Obamacare page, or by visiting Healthcare.gov.

The July issue of Healthy Living in Your Medical Home is now available. Learn what you need to know about Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC), MRI Imaging of the Brain Discriminates Vascular Dementia from Alzheimer’s Dementia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Ultraviolet Radiation is the Cause of Skin Melanoma, Synthetic Cannabinoids and more! Subscribe to Dr. Schmidt’s E-Newsletter today to be kept up-to-date on valuable information to improve your health and well-being. Click here to view our previous newsletters.

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Dr. Schmidt earned the distinction of being named Healthcare Hero Volunteer of the Year by NJBIZ.

We welcome your comments and questions and will constantly work to improve this site so that you have better and faster access to your appointments, lab results, and your personal health information. As we build our relationship, you will hopefully view this page not only as our Practice Home Page but also as a window into your Medical Home!


Nothing is more important to us than your health! A critical step to good health is expanding your knowledge. Let us help you improve your health by introducing you to informative and user-friendly websites on our Healthy Links Page. Links for some of our favorites are given below.

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Dr. Schmidt is committed to providing superb primary care by working in close partnership with his patients, listening carefully to their concerns, and by coordinating the services provided within their medical home.

Nearly 100% of our patients said that they receive high quality care from Dr. Schmidt. Read the results of the Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Dr. Schmidt truly believes that you will live a healthier life if the medical care you receive from specialists is coordinated. This is why he adopted the Medical Home concept. As a result, Dr. Schmidt, your specialists and you will have more complete information on your medical background. Your data will be stored in a secure electronic medical record in the Follow My Health Patient Portal which will serve to enhance the quality of your care, minimize redundancy and reduce the likelihood of negative interactions by prescribed medicine.

“Visited the Follow My Health Patient Portal. It’s magic! For the first time in my life, I feel like a partner in my own health care.” – Greg Ryan