Five Rivers Medical Center surgery department has three fully equipped OR Suites.

We have a full time orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Thomas Joseph ,with 30 years of experience in pediatric and adult orthopedic conditions. This includes trauma and chronic orthopedic problems. He is a certified member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Thomas Joseph performs total joint replacements, fractures, arthroscopies, hand, and wrist surgeries. He also offers clinic five days a week where a referral from your Doctor is not required.

Dr. Jeffrey Stidman, a gastroenterologist from Jonesboro, comes twice a month to perform colonoscopies, EGD’s, esophageal dilatations, and hemorrhoid bandings.

Dr. Brent Holt is a primary care physician with Pocahontas Medical Clinic. Dr. Holt performs colonoscopies once a week.

OBGYN’s from Newport, Dr. Jabez Jackson and Karen Jones, also offer services in the OR by performing  minor gynecological surgeries.

Our staff includes a Anesthesiologist and four full time Registered Nurses. The nursing staff has a combined 35 years experience in general, gynecological, gastrointestinal, and orthopedic operations.

Five Rivers Medical Center
Surgery Department

2801 Medical Center Drive
Pocahontas, AR 72455

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