Baptist Health - Fort Smith

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

2 ratings were better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

Research hospital performance and talk to your doctor about what's right for you

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Baptist Health - Fort Smith

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%74%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%74%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%84%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%65%66%

Baptist Health - Fort Smith

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Dr. Jared Acosta, DMD

Pediatric Dentistry

7 Ratings
Dr. Jared Acosta, DMD

Dr. Abdul-Nasser Adjei, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Abdul-Nasser Adjei, MD

Dr. John Agent, DO

Geriatric Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. John Agent, DO

Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD

Dr. Nabil Akkad, MD

General Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Nabil Akkad, MD

Dr. Kalyan Akkineni, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Kalyan Akkineni, MD

Dr. Fareeda Al-Refai, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Fareeda Al-Refai, MD

Dr. Hania Al-Shahrouri, MD

Nephrology

Dr. Hania Al-Shahrouri, MD

Dr. Jose Alemparte, MD

Cardiology

4 Ratings
Dr. Jose Alemparte, MD

Dr. Patric Anderson, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Patric Anderson, MD

Dr. Matei Andreoiu, MD

Urology

13 Ratings
Dr. Matei Andreoiu, MD

Dr. Mohammad Anower, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Mohammad Anower, MD

Dr. Varant Arzoumanian, MD

Hematology

13 Ratings
Dr. Varant Arzoumanian, MD

Dr. Dale Asbury, MD

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Dale Asbury, MD

Dr. Robert Baker, MD

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

9 Ratings
Dr. Robert Baker, MD

Dr. Kyle Basham, MD

Urology

2 Ratings
Dr. Kyle Basham, MD

Dr. Roger Bise, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

11 Ratings
Dr. Roger Bise, MD

Dr. Matthew Bittle, DDS

Pediatric Dentistry

6 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Bittle, DDS

Dr. Travis Bowen, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Travis Bowen, MD

Dr. Jody Bradshaw, MD

Sports Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Jody Bradshaw, MD

Dr. James Bruton, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. James Bruton, MD

Dr. Stephen Carney, MD

Family Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Stephen Carney, MD

Dr. Bennie Cheek, DO

Family Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Bennie Cheek, DO

Dr. Pratik Choksy, MB BS

Cardiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Pratik Choksy, MB BS

Dr. Bryan Clardy, MD

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Clardy, MD

Dr. Joshua Clark, MD

Family Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Joshua Clark, MD

Dr. Michael Cole, MD

Family Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Michael Cole, MD

Dr. Michael Coleman Jr, MD

Nephrology

1 Ratings
Dr. Michael Coleman Jr, MD

Dr. Wilson Cruz-Leal, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Wilson Cruz-Leal, MD

Dr. Bao Dang, MD

Family Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Bao Dang, MD

Dr. Andrew Daniel, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Daniel, MD

Dr. Carolyn Dillard, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

23 Ratings
Dr. Carolyn Dillard, DO

Dr. Gary Edwards, DO

Family Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Gary Edwards, DO

Dr. Philip Elangwe, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Philip Elangwe, MD

Dr. Dario Espina, MD

Cardiology

15 Ratings
Dr. Dario Espina, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Evans, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

14 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Evans, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Ferrell, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Jeffrey Ferrell, MD

Dr. Randolph Fleck, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Randolph Fleck, MD

Dr. Rebecca Floyd, MD

Family Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. Rebecca Floyd, MD

Dr. Christopher Fortson, MD

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Fortson, MD

Dr. Sarah Franklin, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Sarah Franklin, MD

Dr. Stephanie Frisbie, MD

Family Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Stephanie Frisbie, MD

Dr. Satish Gaddam, MB BS

Neurology

Dr. Satish Gaddam, MB BS

Dr. Kristie Gast, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Kristie Gast, MD

Dr. Edward Gills, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Edward Gills, MD

Dr. Charles Gooden, MD

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Charles Gooden, MD

Dr. James Greene, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. James Greene, MD

Dr. Carey Gross, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Carey Gross, DO

Dr. Jon Gustafson, MD

Neurology

8 Ratings
Dr. Jon Gustafson, MD

Dr. Brandi Guthrey, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Brandi Guthrey, MD

Dr. Quyen Ha, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Quyen Ha, MD

Dr. Ahsan Hafeez, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ahsan Hafeez, MD

Dr. Stuart Haraway, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

14 Ratings
Dr. Stuart Haraway, MD

Dr. Jon Harper, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Jon Harper, MD

Dr. Eric Heim, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Eric Heim, MD

Dr. Stephen Heim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Stephen Heim, MD

Dr. James Henry, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. James Henry, MD

Dr. Jennifer Hester, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Jennifer Hester, MD

Dr. Gary Highfill, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

5 Ratings
Dr. Gary Highfill, MD

Dr. Richard Hinkle Jr, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Richard Hinkle Jr, MD

Dr. Mark Horan, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Mark Horan, MD

Dr. Michelle Horan, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Michelle Horan, MD

Dr. Jeanmarie Householder, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

30 Ratings
Dr. Jeanmarie Householder, MD

Dr. Fayz Hudefi, MD

Psychiatry

8 Ratings
Dr. Fayz Hudefi, MD

Dr. Ismail Ihmeidan, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Ismail Ihmeidan, MD

Dr. Tabasum Imran, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Tabasum Imran, MD

Dr. Katherine Irish-Clardy, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Katherine Irish-Clardy, MD

Dr. Audra Jackson, MD

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Audra Jackson, MD

Dr. Charles Jennings, MD

Adult Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Charles Jennings, MD

Dr. Holly Jennings, MD

Geriatric Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Holly Jennings, MD

Dr. Arthur Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Arthur Johnson, MD

Dr. Lee Johnson, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Lee Johnson, MD

Dr. Salahuddin Kaddoura, MD

Family Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Salahuddin Kaddoura, MD

Dr. German Kamalov, MD

Cardiology

2 Ratings
Dr. German Kamalov, MD

Dr. Ronald Kantola, DO

Cardiology

8 Ratings
Dr. Ronald Kantola, DO

Dr. Haritha Karuparti, MD

Nephrology

Dr. Haritha Karuparti, MD

Dr. Janice Keating, MD

Neurology

9 Ratings
Dr. Janice Keating, MD

Dr. Raed Khairy, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Raed Khairy, MD

Dr. Rahim Khorassanizadeh, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

4 Ratings
Dr. Rahim Khorassanizadeh, MD

Dr. John Kientz Jr, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. John Kientz Jr, MD

Dr. Kristi Kindrick, MD

Psychiatry

1 Ratings
Dr. Kristi Kindrick, MD

Dr. David King, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. David King, MD

Dr. Ronald Knobloch, MD

Urology

8 Ratings
Dr. Ronald Knobloch, MD

Dr. Lipu Kong, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Lipu Kong, MD

Dr. Lyndsey Kramp, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Lyndsey Kramp, MD

Dr. Hubert Landers, MD

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Hubert Landers, MD

Dr. John Lane, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. John Lane, MD

Dr. Robert Lane III, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Robert Lane III, MD

Dr. John Lange, MD

Urology

12 Ratings
Dr. John Lange, MD

Dr. Ladaryl Lankford, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Ladaryl Lankford, MD

Dr. Thanh Le, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Thanh Le, MD

Dr. Larry Linson, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat

17 Ratings
Dr. Larry Linson, DO

Dr. Donna Lukasek, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

11 Ratings
Dr. Donna Lukasek, DO

Thomas Macmahon, LPC

Counseling

1 Ratings
Thomas Macmahon, LPC

Dr. Jamie Maner, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Jamie Maner, MD

Dr. Michael Marsh, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

32 Ratings
Dr. Michael Marsh, MD

Provider Reviews

Dr. Heim takes his time to listen and explain medical issues with his patients. He is friendly and professional. He cares about his patients.

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Eric Heim, MD

Sep 08 2019

Review for Dr. Malik Shahid, MD

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Rebecca Floyd, MD

After waiting over 2 hours to see the doctor with no one else in the waiting room Dr Simonion spent about 3 minutes in the exam room with me and tried several times to walk out while I was explaining my symptoms

Aug 15 2019

Review for Dr. Hrair Simonian, MD

Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Justin Voris, MD

I have no complaints. I think the following directions below would help to educate on scope of practice questions: ACFAS website - Health-Policy-and-Advocacy - Scope-of-Practice/Education-Training

Jul 16 2019

Review for Dr. Evan Young, DPM

dr. heim is very nice. takes all the time you need to explain your problem and answer your questions.

Jul 14 2019

Review for Dr. Eric Heim, MD

Jun 29 2019

Review for Dr. Evan Young, DPM

Wanted me to fill out an application to see her. I was not looking for a job I needed a Doctor

in Ozark, AR - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Donna Shipley, MD

in OK - Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Donna Lukasek, DO

She is the best Dr that I have seen in a long time.

in Greenwood, AR - Jun 05 2019

Review for Dr. Haritha Karuparti, MD

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Jon Harper, MD

I love dr. Malik! I have Bell’s palsy and now that I’m 40 it’s gets harder to hide it. Dr. Malik was/is more about fixing my face then he was anything else. If u have Bell’s palsy, dr. Malik can help.

May 25 2019

Review for Dr. Malik Shahid, MD

I have been a patient with Dr. Shipley for a long time. Dr. Shipley and her staff have been great!

May 23 2019

Review for Dr. Donna Shipley, MD

My husband and I both really like having Dr Voris as our Dr. he is very thorough, good at listening and giving advice but will not push anything on you that your not comfortable with. We have been blessed with having him as a dr.

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Justin Voris, MD

Excellent doctor he was very nice had an excellent bedside manners

May 03 2019

Review for Dr. Hrair Simonian, MD

I have been seeing Dr. Hinkle for over 30 years. I absolutely love him. He is kind & patient, never orders more tests than needed and always asks if I agree. And he listens!

Apr 29 2019

Review for Dr. Richard Hinkle Jr, MD

He is a very good Doctor, He is Knowledgeable and very thorough. I have my Daughter & Her Husband going to him now & doing great under his care. All his office staff is Top Notch. He Truly Takes Care of People. Thank You

Apr 26 2019

Review for Dr. Christiaan Slabbert, MD

Apr 18 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Bittle, DDS

2.5 hours waiting in lobby an another 45 minutes in room waiting on Dr horrible wait time

Apr 12 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Parris, MB

I liked the way my visit was handel. Was very professional. my questioms were answered and explained.

Apr 11 2019

Review for Dr. Brandi Guthrey, MD

Dr. Kantola has a huge chip on his shoulder. he has no sympathy, empathy or concern for his patients mental health. his bedside manner in non existent. he doesn't understand that the people he treats are human beings with feelings, concerns, worries. I am appalled.

Apr 02 2019

Review for Dr. Ronald Kantola, DO

Mar 30 2019

Review for Dr. Hrair Simonian, MD

I have had three visits with Dr Terrell and he spends time getting to know you and your situation and does all that's needed to resolve your situation. BJ

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. John Terrell, MD

Dr McMicheal is an excellent doctor who cares deeply for her patients. She takes the time to listen, and does a thorough exam each time you go in.

Mar 24 2019

Review for Dr. Wanda McMicheal, MD

Mar 19 2019

Review for Dr. Dale Asbury, MD

I am always uncomfortable with doctors and he made it easy for me..he made me feel like I mattered and like I was a person and not a piece of meat to be punched and poked

Mar 13 2019

Review for Dr. James Bruton, MD

2 hour minimum wait to see him for appts. Also dont be surprised if he Screams obscenities at his staff while standing outside the door to your exam room for 15 minutes before coming in to see you. Completely unprofessional office.

AR, AR - Feb 14 2019

Review for Dr. Nabil Akkad, MD

in Fort Smith, AR - Feb 08 2019

Review for Dr. Christiaan Slabbert, MD

Dr. Cole is a wonderful, kindhearted and extremely knowledgeable physician. I cannot recommend him highly enough. His front desk staff is above average and always accommodating.

in Fort Smith , AR - Feb 05 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Cole, MD

Very good Dr ?? need to inprove wait time but other than that everything is great

Vian - Feb 04 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Rogow, MD

Dr Basham is a very caring doctor and takes time to listen to you.

in Fort Smith , AR - Feb 02 2019

Review for Dr. Kyle Basham, MD

He Sucks. I would not go to this neophyte. He's guessing at best.

in Barling, AR - Jan 31 2019

Review for Dr. Justin Voris, MD

The doctor is a good doctor to see however beware of the receptionist she will lie to you she has lied to me numerous times concerning my insurance.

Fort Smith, AR - Jan 16 2019

Review for Dr. Jon Gustafson, MD

Horrible horrible dr. And person would not recommend

Dec 28 2018

Review for Dr. Jeanmarie Householder, MD

in Altus, AR - Dec 20 2018

Review for Dr. Dario Espina, MD

Great atmosphere but doctor has poor people skills.

AR - Dec 13 2018

Review for Dr. Matthew Bittle, DDS

The doctor is ok but the staff and scheduling an appt is awful. Had an appt scheduled for over a year and then call to move the appt the day before and ask me to move my day around. And you can forget trying to get into see him if you are sick and do t have an appointment.

in Fort smith, AR - Dec 05 2018

Review for Dr. Justin Voris, MD

He was very direct, which I greatly appreciate & respect. He was very competent and approachable. He went above and beyond to take care of my elderly mother. Highly recommend.

in AR - Dec 04 2018

Review for Dr. Malik Shahid, MD

in Fort Smith, AR - Dec 03 2018

Review for Dr. Justin Voris, MD

Rude, does not listen to patient. Arrogant and no bedside manner. I had to have a valve replaced that he knew was leaking several years ago. He never followed up and now my heart is permanently damaged. I would not recommend this Dr.

OK - Oct 31 2018

Review for Dr. Ronald Kantola, DO

in Pocola, OK - Oct 30 2018

Review for Dr. Varant Arzoumanian, MD

I love Dr. Holly!!! I have complete trust in her as my doctor. She's also very caring and genuine!!! Highly recommend!

in Fort Smith, AL - Oct 29 2018

Review for Dr. Holly Jennings, MD

in Fort Smith, AR - Oct 27 2018

Review for Dr. Eric Heim, MD

Absolutely terrible doctor. Rude and condescending. Treated my family like a dog and I will never go back to Sparks because of my experience.

Greenwood - Oct 09 2018

Review for Dr. Malik Shahid, MD

in Vian, OK - Oct 02 2018

Review for Dr. Evan Young, DPM

My family and I have been going to Dr. Phomakay for many years. She has genuine concern for us and takes time to explain everything. My kids have grown with her and as adults, still see her. There is a sense of comfort that comes with meeting her. I cannot imagine seeing another doctor.

AR - Sep 27 2018

Review for Dr. Chansamone Phomakay, MD

in Dyer , AR - Aug 31 2018

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Medlock, MD

Dr. Terrell genuinely cares about his patients and the care that they receive. He has always taken the time to explain everything in detail to us so that we could understand exactly what would happen. We cannot recommend him enough!

in Fort Smith, AR - Aug 21 2018

Review for Dr. John Terrell, MD

Love love love Dr Householder! She knows what women struggle with everyday and she is very realistic and honest with what expectations should be. I love her honesty and she is the surgeon you want if your baby is in jeopardy!

in Fort Smith, AR - Aug 21 2018

Review for Dr. Jeanmarie Householder, MD

Location

Baptist Health - Fort Smith

1001 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901