Dr. Chester L. Carlson, DO

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male

3401 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
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Sparks Regional Medical Center
1001 Towson Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Renaissance Health & Wellness
Fort Smith Office
3401 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Renaissance Health & Wellness
Little Rock Office
600 Autumn Rd
Little Rock, AR 72211
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    Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Dr. Carlson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Acute Pain Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Headache Management
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Interventional Spine Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine Pain Management

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
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    Dr. Carlson says...

    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
    • Pain Management
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Dr. Carlson says...

    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Headache
    • Heel Spur
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Graduated in 2006

    Internship Hospital

    Arkansas Childrens Hospital
    Complete in 2009
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    Arkansas State University-Fort Smith
    Graduated in 1993

    Other Education

    Us Air Force Sch Aerospace Med
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Carlson's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Carlson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Carlson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    Fort Smith Office
    3401 Rogers Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 434-4887 (Office)
    (479) 434-4955 (Fax)
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    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    Little Rock Office
    600 Autumn Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72211
    (501) 221-2900 (Office)
    (479) 657-6657 (Fax)
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    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    Rogers Office
    5212 W Village Pkwy Ste 2
    Rogers, AR 72758
    (479) 657-6888 (Office)
    (479) 657-6657 (Fax)
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    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    Tulsa Office
    8014 S 101st East Ave Ste 200
    Tulsa, OK 74133
    (918) 863-8888 (Office)
    (918) 949-3651 (Fax)
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