Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Ambulance Service is a 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. We provide ambulance services to Paragould, Corning and Rector. All EMTs and Paramedics are State Licensed and/or National Registered and trained in advanced care for all ages. All Paramedics are trained in advanced courses such as International Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
We provide a wide range of services from preventative care, diagnostic evaluations, and hearing aid selection an adjustment for newborns to geriatrics. All services are customized to the individual’s needs. We provide newborn hearing screenings for all babies born at AMMC, as well as, follow-up care post discharge. We offer tinnitus and vertigo evaluations and rehabilitation options. AMMC Audiology also offers a variety of assistive listening technology to improve all aspects of an individual’s life. Hearing loss affects 36 million individuals in the United States; do not let hearing loss keep you from living your life. Come see us!
AMMC's Critical Care Unit (CCU) is a 10-bed unit that provides intensive care and monitoring services to critically ill patients. The CCU is a combined intensive medical, surgical, and cardiac care unit. Patients are admitted to the Critical Care Unit when the physician believes close observation and technically skilled support are necessary. This requires a unique blend of sophisticated equipment, specially trained nurses and other healthcare professionals.
For more information call 870-239-7016.
The Emergency Services Department at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center offers a 24-hour service to the area and is often the first experience an individual may have with AMMC. All of our professionals working in the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Emergency Services Department are highly trained and experienced at providing emergency care and provide 24-hour physician coverage. The Arkansas Department of Health recognizes Arkansas Methodist Medical Center as a Level IV Trauma Center.
AMMC Family & Women’s Health meets all of your family’s health care needs. Our urgent care hours keep your family doctor accessible during unexpected illnesses, and our women’s clinic physicians walk you through everything from first-time pregnancies to annual check-ups. Make an appointment with one of three Family Practice physicians and trust our team to keep your family healthy.
AMMC Women’s Clinic – Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Dr. Charles Cesare, MD
Dr. Rose Glynne, MD
Carrie Cesare, WHNP
Jessica Nutt, CNP
AMMC Family Practice – Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Dr. Brittany Carmack, MD
Dr. Tasha Starks, MD
Dr. Chelsea Thompson, DO
AMMC Family Practice Urgent Care Hours
Monday – Friday 7am–7pm
Saturday – 8am–5pm
Sunday – 12pm–5pm
Cardiac RehabThe Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center focuses on individuals who have heart disease or who are at high risk for developing heart disease. With your physician's referral, the cardiac rehabilitation team will establish a personalized program tailored to meet each patient's cardiac rehabilitation needs and capabilities.
CardiopulmonaryThe Cardiopulmonary Department at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center provides state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for individuals who suffer from cardiac and pulmonary-related illness.
Heart & VascularThe Heart Catheterization Lab and Vascular Imaging Lab at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center incorporate the latest state-of-the-art medical technology.
The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Home Health Agency provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy, home health aide services, and medical social services to individuals of all ages in Greene and Clay counties. We also provide lifeline, homemaker and personal care services. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, private pay and are also an Elder Choices Provider. Our home health center was the first hospital-based program in a five-state area and is one of the top providers of home health in the nation.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center continually strives to enhance our Imaging services and meet the need for quality medical services to the people we serve. All technologists are certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and certified by the Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services as well as current members of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Inpatient Rehab is a full service hospital based unit, lab, x-ray, telemetry, hemodialysis and various medical specialties are readily available within the medical center. We are also able to provide 24/7 emergency response team and physician coverage in the event of an emergency.
AMMC is dually accredited by both the Joint Commission as well as CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). The two accrediting bodies are considered the gold standard for hospitals and acute rehabilitation facilities. Our rehab unit is also distinguished in serving exclusively as the region's only CARF accredited Stroke Specialty Program.
AMMC is a proven choice for Physical Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.
For a virtual tour of the facility and more about the program, click here:Arkansas Methodist Medical Center
Please contact 870-239-7462 for more information.
The Department of Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratories at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center offers a full range of diagnostic services in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology (laboratory medicine) to both hospitalized patients and outpatients. Under the direction of the board-certified pathologist, Terri Green, M.D., the clinical laboratories at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center test blood and other body fluids and tissues to provide a primary diagnosis along with treatment options for the disease.
Physical therapy provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for both adults and children to relieve pain and/or to restore function. Arkansas Methodist Medical Center’s Licensed Physical Therapists work closely with the patient's physician to develop customized programs to address their individual needs.
Sports TherapyThe Sports Medicine Program provides full-time and part-time, on-campus licensed athletic trainers to the Paragould and Greene County Tech School Districts as well as part-time trainers at Crowley's Ridge College. Our facility provides specialized healthcare to area athletes to help prevent, treat and recover from injuries related to sports activities.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center offers modern certified sleep labs with certified technicians supervised by the region's only surgical airway specialist boarded in sleep medicine, Dr. William Bulkley. The facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to monitor sleep patterns, breathing, brainwaves, heart activity, and eye and muscle movements.
Speech-Language Pathology department specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center offers expert surgery and compassionate care close to home. Our surgeons are experienced in multiple surgical specialties. See below for more information.
Outpatient ServicesThe Outpatient Surgery Center provides a wide variety of services to our patients. The highly-trained staff prepares patients for surgery and provides post-op care for those patients going home the same day.
Digestive DiseasesIt is our goal at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center to provide you with the highest quality Endoscopy Services available so we may accurately address all of your GI (Gastrointestinal) concerns. Our physicians have received extensive training in gastroenterology, diseases of the digestive tract and knowledge about the best course of treatment for you.
Plastic SurgeryArkansas Methodist Medical Center Plastic Surgery offers patients a full range of dermatologic, reconstructive and aesthetic services, provides the highest possible level of care as well as ensures that patients’ differing aesthetic needs and functional requirements are met. To learn more or schedule an appointment, contact Dr. Joel Epperson.
Vein TreatmentArkansas Methodist Medical Center has recently added the VenaCure EVLT procedure to its many patient services. VenaCure EVLT is a fast, safe and minimally invasive laser vein treatment for the elimination of varicose veins that is more than 95% effective.
Contact us today to learn more about our multiple surgical specialties.
Auxiliary Gift ShopIf you're looking for the perfect gift to lift someone's spirit or to say congratulations, look no further than the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop. The gift shop is located on the first floor in the Main Lobby. All purchases made in the Gift Shop support the auxiliary's vital role in enhancing the medical center.
Beacon’s Deli, Cafeteria and Foundation StationThe Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Cafeteria is located in the basement level and is open for lunch from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Beacons Deli is on the second floor and offers sandwiches, grilled foods, soups and salads. Beacons Deli is open M-F 7 am-7 pm. The Foundation Station serves hot or cold Starbucks product and is open M-F 7:30 am – 3 pm.
Food ServicesThe Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Food and Nutrition Services Department will serve you with the food you select from the diet prescribed by your physician. Your meals are prepared under the supervision of a registered dietitian and food service professionals.
The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Wellness Center is a hospital-based fitness center open to the community 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. The facility features a medical component of monitoring blood pressure, body composition, free quarterly lab work and an initial coaching session to assist in achieving a healthy lifestyle. The focus of the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Wellness Center is to be an extension of AMMC's mission of health, hope, and healing.
Breast HealthThe William and Martha Johns Diagnostic Center at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center offers the latest digital mammography and bone densitometry as part of our commitment to provide quality, compassionate healthcare.
Comfort and Convenience The Women's Services Department provides services to obstetrical patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for the provision of care during pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum and neonatal periods.
The Labor and Delivery Department is located on the second floor with four Labor and Delivery Rooms and a Cesarean Section Room. The Nursery is located on the second floor and is divided into a regular and an isolation area with a work room located between the two areas.
Perfect Place To Welcome Your Baby The personal attention you'll receive from our highly-trained staff and the comfortable setting of the AMMC Women's Services Department provides the perfect place for the birth of your baby. After your baby is born, AMMC will supply all the attention your newborn deserves, with a fully-equipped and an expertly staffed nursery and 'round the clock care!
A Tradition Of Excellence In Maternity Care At AMMC, our goal is to help healthy mothers deliver healthy babies. That's why, right from the start of your pregnancy through delivery and beyond, our highly skilled medical staff will give you and your baby all the personal attention and care you need. And, at Arkansas Methodist, we are pleased to offer a Women's Services Educator who specializes in prenatal education to include childbirth preparation, breastfeeding and infant safety as well as lactation services that include inpatient and outpatient consultations. Shawna McMinn, RN, IBCLC teaches these classes. For more information, visit the Find an Event tab through this website or Click Here.
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is a Gold Safe Sleep Champion. Based on the facility's commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep, the hospital earned this recognition and is one of the first in the state of Arkansas to receive the title.
What is infant safe sleep?
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year of age. This is what you can do to help your baby sleep safely and to reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS.
For additional information and education on safe sleep please visit: Safe Sleep Academy Website
The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids, a Pittsburgh-based organization dedicated to preventing infant, sleep-related deaths due to accidental suffocation. In addition to being Cribs for Kids partners, AMMC is recognized for following safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and providing training programs for parents, staff and the community. Community outreach includes the Beautiful Beginnings Prenatal Education classes.
Paragould Wound Healing Center is a Department of St. Bernards Medical Center in collaboration with Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and specializes in the latest therapies for hard-to-heal wounds. Our physicians are certified wound care and hyperbaric medicine experts and treat both chronic and traumatic wounds that haven't healed in 30 days.
AMMC Urgent Care is located at 1110 West Kingshighway, Paragould, AR – 870-205-2000
Urgent Care Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pmSaturday: 8 am – 5 pmSunday: 12 pm – 5 pm