Baptist Health Family Clinic-Massard Adds Nurse Practitioner

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Nata Matthews, DNP, APRN, has joined Baptist Health Family Clinic-Massard.

As a nurse practitioner, Matthews can diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions, as well as provide wellness exams and education on preventing illness. Matthews is passionate about helping her patients identify individualized health goals, no matter their age.

Matthews earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith in 2012. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Matthews worked a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Baptist Health-Fort Smith. She most recently served residents of LeFlore County, Oklahoma, at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Spiro.

Baptist Health Family Clinic-Massard is located at 6100 Massard Road in the growing area of Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith. Michael Cole, MD, and Justin Voris, MD, also provide care to patients of all ages at this location. To make an appointment with one of the providers, call (479) 709-7250.

Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 200 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community and over 100 primary and specialty care clinics in Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. The system additionally offers a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. Baptist Health, as the largest not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, provides care to patients wherever they are through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.