Baptist Health Opens Gastroenterology Clinic in Van Buren; Thusha Nathan, MD, Accepting Patients

VAN BUREN, Ark. – Thusha Nathan, MD, is now accepting patients at Baptist Health Gastroenterology Clinic-Van Buren at 209 Pointer Trail West, Suite C.

Dr. Nathan provides comprehensive gastroenterology services, including treatment for Hepatitis B and C, management of liver disease and diagnostic colonoscopies and endoscopies. Many of the procedures are provided at Baptist Health-Van Buren, offering residents of Crawford County and Northwest Arkansas a shorter commute for specialty care.

Dr. Nathan earned a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed a fellowship of Gastroenterology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. It was there that Dr. Nathan says she developed a deep love for southern culture.

“I love talking to people and really getting to know them,” Dr. Nathan said. “I feel that the body is so very interconnected that only by understanding someone as a whole, can you begin the healing process.”

Dr. Nathan believes in holistic wellness and likes to educate her patients on how the food they eat plays a role in their digestive health, mental health and immunity to other illnesses.
In her free time, Dr. Nathan is also a yoga instructor and also likes to travel, cook, and learn about new cultures, languages and people.

Baptist Health Gastroenterology Clinic-Van Buren is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (479) 709-7115.

Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 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.