Fort Smith ER & Hospital Officially Opens its Doors

Fort Smith ER & Hospital Officially Opens its Doors
The micro-hospital is officially open to the Fort Smith community to provide trailblazing emergency medical services.
Media Contact:
Miranda Palmer
Director of Marketing
For Immediate Release:
February 3, 2023 (Fort Smith, Arkansas) – The highly anticipated medical facility, Fort Smith ER & Hospital, is officially open and seeing patients. Starting today, the facility will be accessible 24/7, 365 days a year, providing year-round access to unparalleled outpatient and inpatient medical care. The hospital is conveniently located in Fort Smith at 4701 Phoenix Avenue, off Interstate 540.

Founded by board-certified emergency physicians and Nutex Health Inc., Fort Smith ER & Hospital has opened with the mission to put patients first and offer a concierge-level emergency care experience to all—offering clinical, pediatrics, imaging, and laboratory services.

“At our beautiful new facility, you and your loved ones will experience care found nowhere else with a calm and welcoming atmosphere as soon as you enter the lobby that lasts throughout the entirety of the visit,” said Dr.  John Weddle, the medical director at Fort Smith ER & Hospital.

The local hospital’s advanced technology and expert staff are bringing the best-in-class emergency room services with four inpatient beds and eight ER beds in the 18,000-square-foot state-of-the-art emergency room, and onsite laboratory with high-tech capabilities to perform CT scans, X-rays, Ultrasounds, and MRIs.

Patients will be met with the convenience of emergency care in the comfort of a pleasant environment, friendly faces, a short wait, and ample one-on-one time with a physician. No matter the injury or illness a patient presents, the Fort Smith ER & Hospital’s staff is prepared to serve the community.  

Fort Smith ER & Hospital looks forward to exceeding the health and safety expectations with an enthusiastic staff ready to serve all in the Fort Smith community and surrounding areas. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, patients will find access to top-tier emergency care.

“We are excited to provide experienced, high-quality patient care to our community,” said Crystal Restine, the chief nursing officer at Fort Smith ER & Hospital.
For more information, contact Miranda Palmer, Fort Smith ER & Hospital Director of Marketing.
Physician-owned and operated, Fort Smith ER & Hospital provides concierge-level emergency care to the local community and surrounding areas. Fort Smith ER & Hospital is open 24/7, 365 days a year, and their team of highly trained medical professionals and board-certified physicians specialize in individualized care without the wait. In addition to Emergency Medical Services, the hospital also provides pediatric care and laboratory and imaging services, including CT, Ultrasound, and X-Ray. Patients will experience the difference in compassionate healthcare at Fort Smith ER & Hospital, conveniently located at 4701 Phoenix Avenue in Fort Smith, AR.

Fort Smith ER & Hospital is a Nutex Health Inc. affiliated hospital facility. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and founded in 2011, Nutex Health Inc. (NASDAQ: NUTX) is a physician-led, technology-enabled healthcare services company with approximately 1500 employees nationwide and is partnered with over 800 physicians. Nutex Health has two divisions: a Hospital division and a Population Health Management division. The Hospital division currently owns and operates over 21 health care facilities in eight different states, equipped with highly trained medical professionals who provide concierge-level care to their communities. The Population Health Management division provides management, administrative and other support services to its affiliated hospitals and physician groups.