KEVIN J. ADKINS, M.D.
earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Arkansas State University and graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock with a Doctorate in Medicine in 1988. He is Board Certified in Family Practice Medicine and is an active staff physician at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He began his practice at this clinic in 1991.
He and his family relocated to Mountain Home in 1991 after he completed his internship and residency in Family Practice at the Area Health Education Center in Jonesboro.
EDWARD L. WHITE, M.D.
earned a B.S. degree in Zoology and a M.A. degree in Microbiology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science at Little Rock in 1991 with a Doctorate in Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at AHEC in Fayetteville in Family Practice, and is an active staff physician at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He began his practice in this clinic in July of 1994.
MICHAEL E. HODGES, M.D.
earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Texas A&M University. He then graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas with a Doctorate in Medicine. His internship and residency were performed at AHEC Northwest in Fayetteville in Family Practice Medicine. He is Board Certified in Family Practice Medicine and is an active staff physician at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He began practicing at this clinic in July 1999.
R. SCOTT EZELL, M.D.
earned a BSE in Biology and General Science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He worked and raised his family in the Twin Lakes area for approximately 18 years before returning to school and graduating from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science at Little Rock in 2008 with a Doctorate in Medicine. He completed his residency at AHEC in Fort Smith in Family Practice.
CATHY CLARY, M.D.
graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at Little Rock in 1993 with a Doctorate in Medicine. She then completed her Family Practice internship and residency at AHEC Northwest in Fayetteville.Dr. Clary practiced in Harrison for 22 years and has now relocated to the Mountain Home area. She is currently an active staff physician at Baxter Regional Medical Center and is Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Clary joined North Central Arkansas Medical Associates Oct 1, 2018.
OUR NURSE PRACTITIONERS
AMANDA "MANDY" CARSON, APRN
completed her Associate Degree in 2006 at North Arkansas College and her BSN from Arkansas Tech University in 2011. She has primarily worked in the Emergency Room at BRMC, then worked in the Arkansas Children's Hospital Emergency Room for 5 years. In 2016, she earned her Masters Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner at Arkansas State University.
She and her family are local to the area. They have 2 children who keep them very busy.
DEBORAH "DEB" LEACH, APRN
completed her Associates of Nursing at ASU in 1997. She spent 10 years specializing in women's health. She completed her Bachelors in Nursing from ASU and then earned her Masters in Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University. She has a certification for Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
She and her husband have been in this area for over 25 years and have 3 children who graduated from Mountain Home. They enjoy spending time with their family, working around their farm and many outdoor activities including hiking, gardening and horseback riding.
DEBRA SCHULTE, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2014 and board certified through ANCC. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work through ASU in Jonesboro. She has a vast nursing background, but her strong points include: ICU, Surgery, Heart Surgery and Step down. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Debra has worked Family Practice, Urgent Care and Emergency Services. She loves helping people take control of their own health and mental health.
Debra is from Mountain Home and married to a police officer and veteran. They have two children and enjoy living in this area. Their hobbies include riding ATVs, riding horses, fishing, camping, floating, gardening, playing piano and photography. They have a farm and have many animal and plant projects including beekeeping.