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The UAMS Family Medical Center, Jonesboro provides primary care medical services to patients of all ages. We not only offer treatment for acute medical conditions but also ongoing treatment for chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension and arthritis. We cover all stages of life from pediatric conditions to senior health care. We also offer gynecology and obstetric services.

The clinic provides convenient diagnostic and support services on site. We are also able to perform minor office surgical procedures in clinic. We offer routine routine adult and pediatric immunizations. Our caring and compassionate staff serves an 11-county region that includes:

  • Clay
  • Craighead
  • Cross
  • Greene
  • Jackson
  • Lawrence
  • Mississippi
  • Poinsett
  • Randolph
  • Woodruff

After Hours Care

If you are in need of urgent or emergency care call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department at your local hospital. If you need to speak to our physician on call dial 870-972-0063 to speak to the answering service that will contact one of our physicians.


UAMS Family Medical Center, Jonesboro is affiliated with St. Benard’s Medical Center and NEA Baptist Medical Center. The clinic is also affiliated with the UAMS Medical Center and clinics.

UAMS Family Medical Center, Jonesboro Doctors

Scott Dickson – He served as the Chief of the Department of Family Medicine at St. Bernards Medical Center from 2007 to 2009. He is involved in the Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians as well as the Jonesboro Church Health Clinic.

Elaine Gillespie – She is a native of Jonesboro and completed her internship and residency at Jonesboro.

William Hurst – He completed his residency in Jonesboro in 1992. He serves as the medical director of the Jonesboro Church Health Center.

Scott Laffoon – He has been on staff at Jonesboro Family Medical Center since 1996. He was in private practice before that in Paragould.

Darrell Ragland – He is originally from Bryant, Ark., and attended UAMS. He is a member of both the American Academy of Family Practice and the Arkansas Medical Society.

Joe Stallings – He has been at the Jonesboro Family Medical Center since 1982 where he was previously the Family Medicine Residency Director. He also serves as the Craighead County Health Officer.