Management Team

Dr. Charles W Smith – Founder and Medical Director

bio-smithCharles W. Smith, M.D., is the Founder, Chairman, and Medical Director of eDocAmerica, and is a board certified family physician with over 40 years of experience in practice.

He is Professor in the Department of Preventive and Family Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) where he has been serving since 1989. He recently founded Dr. Smith Direct Care, a direct primary care practice located in west Little Rock.  In addition, he serves as the medical director of Poplar Grove, a rehabilitation facility in Little Rock and is medical director for Arkansas Health and Nutrition, a nutritional counseling and weight loss service.  He is a member of the LLC Management Team, a Member of the Quality Management Committee, and a Member of the Editorial Review Team.

Dr. Jose E Rodriguez – Assistant Medical Director

joseDr. Rodriguez is a board certified Family Physician and associate professor of Family Medicine and Rural Health. He is also co-director of the Center for Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Medicine at the Florida State University College of Medicine. His main areas of interest are Minority (especially Latino) health and preparation of the next generation of physicians to care for them.

Dr. Anita Bennett – Health Tip Content Editor

Dr. Anita Bennett is a graduate of the University Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed residency training in Family Medicine at UAMS Department of Family and Community Medicine in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Bennett is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice, and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

After completing residency, Dr. Bennett was in clinical practice at a Community Health Center clinic, in Hazen, AR, for 5 years prior to entering private practice in Little Rock. She was in private practice in Little Rock for 7 years. She worked as a medical consultant for the State of Arkansas Disability Determination Office for SSA, for 1 year prior to moving to Connecticut. Since moving to CT, she has worked in the same position for the State of CT DDS. She has been on the medical staff of eDocAmerica since 2003.

Robbie Linn – President and CEO

robbieCharles R. Linn is President of eDocAmerica and MD Online, LLC. Linn leads the company’s development of web-based physician/patient communications services and is responsible for all aspects of eDocAmerica’s operations. Linn has more than 40 years of management experience in fast-paced, team-oriented organizations, including those in the health care industry. Prior to eDocAmerica, he was vice president of project management and operations for USOrthopedics, Inc., a surgical facility development and management company. Before that, he was chief operating officer of OmniMedix, an orthopedic distributorship, and was responsible for sales growth from $8 million to $20 million in three years. Linn is also a 20-year Air Force veteran, having served as a lieutenant colonel, command pilot and Pentagon operations officer. He has a B.F.A. in advertising design from Louisiana Tech University and an M.B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a member of the LLC Management Team, a Member of the Quality Management Committee, and a Member of the Editorial Review Team.

Michael B Miller – CFO/COO

mickeyMichael B. Miller has more than 30 years experience as a results-oriented business executive, lecturer, and consultant. He has enhanced the performance of enterprises in the information technology services, professional services, financial, and sports/entertainment industries by designing effective business models and implementing development, marketing, and communications strategies. Miller has served as President of his consulting firm, International Marketing Associates, for the past thirty years. He has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the disciplines of Marketing and Economics for Webster University’s MBA program for more than twenty five years. He is presently serving as: Chief Operations Officer of MD Online, LLC, dba eDocAmerica, the nation’s leading Third-party provider of physician-consumer online communications. He is a member of the LLC Management Team, and a Member of the Quality Management Committee.


The legal name of the owner of eDocAmerica and the eDocAmerica Web site is MD Online, LLC, doing business in the State of Arkansas under the name eDocAmerica. There are thirty-two (32) individual investors in this limited liability company. The founder and owner Charles W. Smith, Jr., is the majority investor with 51% ownership and the other 31 investors are all under 10%.

If you would like more information about eDocAmerica’s owners please contact our Chief Financial Officer, or you can mail us at

11908 Kanis Rd
Suite G-1
Little Rock, AR 72211

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