Dr. Eric Drolshagen Now Accepting Patients at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Chaffee Crossing

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Eric Drolshagen, MD, is now accepting patients at a Baptist Health’s newest family medicine clinic in the River Valley.

Baptist Health Family Clinic-Chaffee Crossing is located at 11300 Roberts Blvd. It’s Baptist Health’s second location in the growing area.

Dr. Drolshagen is a Fort Smith native and graduate of Northside High School who was eager to return home and care for residents of the River Valley. He earned a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Bridgetown, Barbados, in 2016 and completed a residency in family medicine at Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia, this year.

Prior to going to medical school, Dr. Drolshagen earned a master’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and received a bachelor’s degree in Biology at Hendrix College.

Dr. Drolshagen says he was inspired to become a physician by his brother who is also a family practitioner.

“I love getting to know people and in a family practice setting, I feel I am able to serve my community the best by building relationships with patients and working with them to achieve their health and wellness goals,” he said.

Dr. Drolshagen offers a wide range of medical services for the entire family to meet the needs of those who work and live in the growing area of Chaffee Crossing.

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