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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male

3401 Rogers Ave Ste C
Fort Smith, AR 72903
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Renaissance Health & Wellness
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3401 Rogers Ave Ste C
Fort Smith, AR 72903
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600 Autumn Rd Ste 2
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 Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    Dr. Carlson says...

    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Neck Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
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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

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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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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends

    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Carlson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Carlson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    3401 Rogers Ave Ste C
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 434-4887 (Office)
    B
    Renaissance Health & Wellness
    600 Autumn Rd Ste 2
    Little Rock, AR 72211
    (501) 221-2900 (Office)
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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
    Fort Smith office
    3401 Rogers Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (479) 434-4887 (Office)
    (479) 434-4955 (Fax)
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