Dr. Louis Elkins Jr, MD

Dr. Louis Elkins Jr, MD

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Dr. Louis Elkins Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Mountain Home, AR and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

628 Hospital Dr Ste 3-E

Mountain Home, AR 72653

Contact Information

(870) 508-3200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tn University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elkins Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elkins Jr

4.6

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Anyone that's needs cardiac surgery should see Dr Elkins and Kathy Prinner they are amazing.
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Denni in Harrison – Apr 06, 2018
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My husband,Bill, had surgery a month ago. From the time we went to the office to meet Dr. Elkins, it has been a wonderful experience. His staff is so warm and caring., making us feel like one of the family, at all visits. Dr. Elkins listened to all of our concerns and questions and answered all...Read More
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Kathy M in Harrison,AR – Dec 31, 2017
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Dr Elkins is a very caring, skilled, brilliant physician who I would recommend highly! He is a life saver!!
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May 25, 2017
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He has done a triple bypass and repaired my AAA stent and trust him completely.
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Jim Hankins in Calico Rock, AR – May 10, 2017
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caring,and appears to know his stuff
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bob n. in Bull Shoals, AR – Mar 24, 2016
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