Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek Welcomes Two New Providers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Dr. Erica Stokes and APRN Fred Spears recently joined Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek in Little Rock.

Stokes earned her medical degree from the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine in 2013. She then completed a one-year internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Meharry Medical College/Nashville General Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, and a three-year residency in Family Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

A pharmacist for five years before returning to medical school, Stokes’ pharmaceutical expertise, along with being fluent in Spanish, give her patients an added level of care.

Spears, who earned his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Henderson State University, has 22 years of diverse nursing experience in medical/surgical, management and hospice care. In 2017, he completed his Masters of Science in Nursing from UAMS. Spears most recent employment was with Baptist Health Occupational Health. He is certified to perform DOT physicals. In addition he is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

Stokes and Spears are joining Dr. Stephen Snyder at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek, which is located in the Baptist Health Southwest Medical Arts Building at 11321 Interstate 30, Suite 101, in Little Rock. The clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to noon. Spears is also available to see patients during extended office hours Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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