Dr. Franklin Bivins Jr., MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 57

101 Ely Dr
Heber Springs, AR 72543
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Unity Health- White County Medical Center
3214 E Race Ave
Searcy, AR 72143
Baptist Health Medical Center - Heber Springs
1800 by Pass Rd
Heber Springs, AR 72543

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Heber Springs, AR 72543
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    Dr. Bivins Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

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    • Family Practice
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Jefferson Reg Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bivins Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Bivins Jr.' Hospital Quality

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    • Baptist Health Medical Center - Heber Springs

    • Unity Health- White County Medical Center

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    Office Locations

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    Bivins Family Medicine
    101 Ely Dr
    Heber Springs, AR 72543
    (501) 362-6000 (Office)
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