Baptist Health Pain Management Clinic-Fort Smith Now Open

FORT SMITH, Ark. – David F. Fran, MD, DABA, DABPM, is now accepting new patients at the Baptist Health’s newest clinic in the River Valley.

Baptist Health Pain Management Clinic-Fort Smith opened this week on the second floor of the Baptist Health Medical Plaza at 1500 Dodson Ave. The clinic is led by Dr. Fran, who is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine and has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of pain management.

Whether you suffer from chronic or acute pain, Dr. Fran and his team offer both invasive and non-invasive treatment options including medication management, joint injections and radiofrequency ablations.

Dr. Fran earned his medical degree from the University of the Visayas, Gullas College of Medicine Cebu, in the Philippines. He completed a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain management at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia.

Baptist Health Pain Management Clinic-Fort Smith is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the clinic or to schedule an appointment, visit or call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST.

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