Mercy NWA Adds Providers in Hospital, Clinics



ROGERS - Several providers recently joined Mercy Hospital and Mercy Clinic in Northwest Arkansas.

Erik Sowell, M.D., has joined Mercy Clinic Primary Care - I Street in Bentonville. Dr. Sowell received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Before his medical degree, he worked as a scrub technician at Conway Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic and as a multi-skilled assistant at Conway Regional Medical Center.

Kyle Blair, M.D., has joined Mercy Clinic Family Medicine - Downtown Rogers. Dr. Blair earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed a residency in family medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences West in Fort Smith. A Rogers native, he volunteered for two years at Tree of Life Clinic in Rogers (now Community Clinic) from 2009-2011.

Jesse Ford has joined Mercy Hospital as a neonatal nurse practitioner. He earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Henderson State University and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has 20 years of experience in neonatal intensive care, most recently at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children's Hospital. He also worked as a technician and coordinator in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Amanda Wood, M.D., has joined Mercy Clinic Family Medicine and Obstetrics - Physicians Plaza in Rogers. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed a family medicine residency with a surgical obstetrics and global health components at the Waco Family Medicine Residency Program in Waco, Texas. In addition, she worked as a research assistant for the division of pediatric emergency medicine at Kosair's Children's Hospital in Louisville.

Kristi Goodson, M.D., has joined Mercy Clinic Pediatrics - Lowell. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed a residency in pediatric medicine at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, including rotations at St. Francis Children's Hospital and University of Oklahoma Schusterman Clinic. In addition, she completed a preceptorship in family medicine with the UAMS Center for Rural Health and Regional Programs in Clarksville.