Baptist Health Family Clinic-Pangburn Opens for Patients

PANGBURN, Ark. – Seeing a healthcare provider is a little easier and a lot closer to home for local residents with the opening of the new Baptist Health Family Clinic-Pangburn (BHFC-Pangburn). The clinic is a service provided by the local hospital, Baptist Health Medical Center-Heber Springs.

Janice Dean, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), is the primary provider. An APRN is a registered nurse who has received additional education in the form of a master’s degree or higher and serves as a primary or specialty care provider diagnosing, treating, and prescribing medicines for a variety of illnesses. Janice Dean is certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and a family nurse practitioner. John Herring, MD, is the collaborating physician.

BHFC-Pangburn offers same day appointments for a wide range of comprehensive family medical care. Services include basic laboratory testing, routine and complex exams, adolescent health management, geriatric health management, Coumadin management, diabetic care and management, allergy shots, minor lacerations, school physicals and women’s health management which includes pap smears. The clinic can also refer patients for specialty appointments.

BHFC-Pangburn is located at 304 Main Street and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The clinic can be reached by calling 501-728-4535.