Dr. Louis W. Elkins, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 57

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Dr. Elkins:

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Dr. Elkins' Experience

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Dr. Elkins' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Elkins Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Elkins Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Baxter Regional Medical Center
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Elkins

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Baxter Cardiac Thoracic/Vas Sgy
CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATES OF NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
555 W 6th St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
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    Dr. Elkins' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    More
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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    Background Check for Dr. Elkins

    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

    University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Boston University Medical Center
    Complete in 1994
    Tn University Medical Center
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Elkins & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Elkins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Baxter Regional Medical Center where Dr. Elkins has admitting privileges:

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  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Elkins

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elkins to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Elkins' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Elkins
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Elkins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Baxter Cardiac Thoracic/Vas Sgy
    CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATES OF NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
    555 W 6th St
    Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-3291 (Office)
    (870) 425-3490 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Experience with Dr. Elkins
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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