Sparks Physicians Among 'Best' In Arkansas

FORT SMITH, Ark. (Aug. 8, 2013) – Sparks Health System is proud to announce a number of our physicians have been named among the “best” in their fields.

AY magazine printed the latest list of Best Doctors ® in Arkansas, as compiled by Best Doctors Inc., in the publication’s August issue. 

Physicians honored who are on active staff at Sparks include:

  • Katherine Irish-Clardy, M.D. – Family Medicine
  • Gretchen Orosz, M.D. – Geriatric Medicine
  • Roger Bise, M.D. – Hand Surgery
  • J. David Staggs, M.D. – Internal Medicine
  • James Henry, M.D. – Nephrology
  • Dana Rabideau, M.D. – Nephrology
  • Margaret Tremwel, M.D., PhD – Neurology
  • James Long, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Richard Aclin, M.D. – Pediatrics/General
  • Louay Nassri, M.D. – Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Neil Crow Jr., M.D. - Radiology

The full list of the 2013 Best Doctors ® in Arkansas can be found at

Sparks Health System includes Sparks Regional Medical Center, Sparks Clinic (an employed multi-specialty physician group), Sparks PremierCare physician-hospital organization, Sparks Home Health and the fully hospital-integrated Marvin Altman Fitness Center.  For more information about Sparks Health System, visit