Pediatricians

  • Alexander, Whitney S., M.D.

    Pediatrics
      Dr. Whitney Alexander is a pediatrician with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  “I love getting to know families and taking care of them as their families grow. I love educating families to give them the resources they need for their kids […]
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    • Ball, Charles S., MD

      Pediatrics
        Dr. Charles Ball has been a pediatrician with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics since 1989. He is board certified in Pediatrics.  Dr. Charles Ball was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018. Dr. Ball and his wife, Susan, enjoy reading, movies, music, and travel. However, his wife does not share Dr. Ball’s […]
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      • Benafield, Laureen L., MD

        Pediatrics
          Dr. Laureen Benafield joined MANA’s Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in September of 2000. She is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Laureen Benafield was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018.  Dr. Benafield enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family. Her children […]
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        • Davis, Orrin J., MD

          Pediatrics
            Dr. Orrin Davis began practicing at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in 2006. He was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018. When asked why he chose to go into pediatrics, Dr. Davis said, “Kids are just plain fun and refreshingly honest.”  In his downtime, you will find Dr. Davis […]
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          • Denton, Meredith A., MD

            Pediatrics
              Dr. Meredith Denton provides children and families with the compassionate, quality pediatric care patients have come to expect from Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. Dr. Meredith Denton was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018. During her residency, Dr. Denton was recognized for Excellence in Pediatrics by Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  […]
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            • Ferebee (Battisto), E. Blayne, DO

              Pediatrics
                Dr. Blayne Ferebee provides pediatric care at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in Fayetteville and Rogers. Dr. Ferebee is a Board Certified Pediatrician by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the summer of 2020, Dr. Battisto got married and is now Dr. Blayne Ferebee!  Dr. Ferebee, a Harrison native, is very excited to be taking care of […]
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              • Furlow, Stacy H., MD

                Pediatrics
                  Dr. Stacy Furlow joined MANA’s Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in August of 2000. Dr. Stacy Furlow was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018.  Dr. Furlow grew-up in Fayetteville. She is married to an internal medicine physician, John Furlow, and they have four children. During her free time, she […]
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                • Gaines, Grant M., MD

                  Pediatrics
                    Dr. Grant Gaines joined the pediatricians at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in July of 2019. Dr. Gaines provides compassionate, quality care for newborns, children, and adolescents up to the age of 21 at our Fayetteville and Pinnacle Hills locations. He also works in clinical trials at the NWAP clinic! Dr. Gaines is a native of Memphis, […]
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                  • Koehler, Andrew M., MD

                    Pediatrics
                      Dr.  Koehler is one of the many great pediatricians at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. During his pediatric residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Koehler received the Chairman’s Scholar and the W.T. Dungan Award for Excellence in Pediatrics. Dr. Koehler serves as the medical director for Arkansas Children’s Safety Center. Dr. Koehler and his wife Shelly have […]
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                    • Lewis, Liz, MD

                      Pediatrics
                        Born and raised in South Carolina, Dr. Liz Lewis joined Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in 2021. She provides pediatric care at the Rogers and Fayetteville locations and is passionate about the health and well being of children of Northwest Arkansas. She values the relationships she builds with her patients and their families. Dr. Lewis and her […]
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                      • Livingston, Sean M., MD

                        Pediatrics
                          Dr. Sean Livingtson is a pediatrician with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. He was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018.  “I chose pediatrics because my grandmother was in the medical field, really sparking my interest in taking care of the underserved and children of the community.”  Dr. Livingston and […]
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                        • Mahan, Meredith, MD

                          Pediatrics
                            Dr. Meredith Mahan with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics is a native of Natchez, Mississippi and received her medical training in New Orleans. She has decades of experience practicing pediatric medicine. She was a pediatrician in Memphis, Tennessee for four years before making Northwest Arkansas her home. She enjoys caring for children of all ages and medical problems, […]
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                          • Nichols, Kody A., MD

                            Pediatrics
                              Dr. Kody Nichols is a board-certified pediatrician joining Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics on April 4, 2022. He will see patients at our Fayetteville and Pinnacle Hills clinics.  During his pediatric residency at UAMS, Dr. Nichols was named Chief Pediatric Resident. He has practiced pediatrics in Fort Smith since 2019.  Dr. Nichols and his wife have two […]
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                            • Park, Josephine H., MD

                              Pediatrics
                                Dr. Josephine H. Park has been a pediatrician with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics providing compassionate, quality pediatric care to children and their families since 2008. Dr. Park was voted one of the Best Pediatricians by the readers of AY Magazine in 2018.  “I chose pediatrics because I love children and I find the different stages of […]
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                              • Rasmussen, Daniel E., MD

                                Pediatrics
                                  Dr. Daniel Rasumussen is a pediatrician at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics since 2011. He is committed to providing compassionate, quality care to children from infants to age 20.  During his Pediatric Residency at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Rasmussen was awarded the Ralph W. Baucum Award for Excellence in Pediatrics, Neonatology Resident of the Year, […]
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                                • Scott, Allison, APRN, IBCLC

                                  Pediatrics
                                    Allison Scott, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics since 1995, was the first International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in Arkansas when she received her certification in 1989. Allison has over 35 years of experience in pediatric nursing.  “I love educating, especially new parents. Being able to help a new mother successfully meet breastfeeding […]
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                                  • Silvey, Brentley J., MD

                                    Pediatrics
                                      Dr. Brent Silvey has practiced at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics since 2006. Dr. Silvey was instrumental in the opening and design of the Fayetteville Wellness Clinic to provide a vibrant, safe environment for infant care and preventive medicine for children and their families in 2009. In 2017, he helped coordinate the opening of the Pinnacle Hills Clinic […]
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                                    • Simmons, John P., MD

                                      Pediatrics
                                        Dr. John Simmons is a partner at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics and has practiced pediatrics for close to 20 years. Dr. Simmons is dedicated to improving the health of children in Northwest Arkansas, and was voted one of the Best Pediatricians by the readers of AY Magazine in 2018. Dr. Simmons chose pediatrics after having meaningful […]
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                                      • Swindle, James S., MD

                                        Pediatrics
                                          Dr. Swindle joined MANA and Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in 2007. Dr. Swindle was born in Fayetteville, but grew up in Little Rock. He enjoys spending time with family, his parents and sister all live in the area, and he attends church at St. Vincent De Paul in Rogers. Dr. Swindle can often be found at […]
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                                        • Thomas, Virginia L., MD

                                          Pediatrics
                                            Dr. Virginia Thomas (previously Virginia McCord) is a pediatrician at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. She was voted one of the Best Pediatricians by the readers of AY Magazine in 2018.  Practicing at Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Dr. Thomas was voted Best Pediatrician – 2nd place by readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and won numerous awards […]
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