Growing Trauma Program Enhances Care for South Arkansas

With more than 41,000 patient visits in the last year, the emergency department (ED) at Jefferson Regional is in constant motion. As a Level 3 Trauma Center, many of those ED visits are traumatic injuries from all across South Arkansas, ranging from automobile accidents to gunshot wounds. Now that a third designated trauma surgeon has […]

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Dr. Smith Named Among Best In State

December 8, 2021 – Pine Bluff, AR)  Spine Surgeon Jason A. Smith, M.D. of Jefferson Regional Orthopaedic and Spine has been named a Top Doctor by healthcare research company Castle Connolly Medical. The announcement was made last week in the December issue of Arkansas Times magazine. Castle Connolly reviews thousands of nominations each year and […]

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Pharmacist Gains New Perspective Following Automobile Accident

Christmas Day, 2020, is a holiday Mark Porter will never forget. “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident when another driver pulled out in front of me on Hwy 79.” Mark sustained several traumatic injuries, including some very complicated tibia plateau fractures. Fortunately, the Jefferson Regional team was ready to meet Mark’s needs, even […]

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New Healthcare Provider at Watson Chapel Clinic

Leanne Carter, MPAS, PA-C, found her way into the field of medicine naturally. Her grandfather was a family medicine provider in Memphis and her mother has been an APRN for nearly 30 years. “They are my greatest inspiration. Having the two of them as role models only set me up for success. Watching the positive influences […]

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Physician Credits Father’s Illness for Interest in Medicine

Jefferson Regional Pulmonologist, Khalid Mohammad, M.D., is dedicated to practicing medicine with compassion, availability and innovation in Southeast Arkansas. His journey has been a long one, and began with the influence of his father, who was a scientist. “He instilled the habits of learning, thinking and curiosity in me,” he said. Dr. Mohammad’s life trajectory […]

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Amy B. Cahill, M.D., FACOG 2017-2018 President of the Arkansas Medical Society

JRMC Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Amy B. Cahill, M.D., FACOG, was born and raised in Southeast Arkansas. In addition to practicing medicine, she remains true to her Southern roots and maintains a farm with her husband, Doug, in Pine Bluff. It’s no surprise that Dr. Cahill, who was known as a brilliant medical student, grew up in a […]

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Nurse Spotlight: Robin Robertson on Coming Back Home

Most nurses don’t choose to work in healthcare for recognition – they do so to make a difference in others’ lives. However, every job is enriched when an employee feels seen, supported and appreciated, which are three words that Robin Robertson, Jefferson Regional Medical Center (JRMC) Registered Nurse said, describing being employed at JRMC. Robin […]

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