Orthopaedic Surgeon Returns Home to Practice


Dylan Carpenter, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon(Batesville, Ark.) – Gary L. Bebow, Administrator/CEO of White River Medical Center (WRMC), is pleased to welcome Dr. Dylan Carpenter, Orthopaedic Surgeon, to the WRMC Medical Staff.

Dr. Carpenter’s office will be in Medical Park Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic.

A native of Northeast Arkansas, Dr. Carpenter completed a Bachelor and Master of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He completed Medical School and an Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock (UAMS).

“It is gratifying when physicians choose to practice in the area where they grew up,” said Bebow. “Dr. Carpenter possesses outstanding knowledge of orthopaedics, and will be a great addition to our orthopaedic team.”

His scope of practice includes fracture repair, sports medicine, arthroscopy, and joint replacement surgery.  For hip replacements, Dr. Carpenter uses a minimally invasive anterior approach, allowing quicker recovery and return to function for most patients.

Dr. Carpenter is accepting new patients by referral from primary care providers. He accepts Medicare and Medicaid assignments and most commercial insurance.

“Although I didn’t grow up in Batesville, my family has lived here for almost eight years,” said Dr. Carpenter.  “It’s good to be given the opportunity to practice in a place that already feels so much like home.”

Dr. Carpenter and his wife, Destiny, have three boys Price (4 years), Dash (2 years), and Cruz (1 year). They currently reside in Batesville.

Dr. Carpenter is located inside Medical Park Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic at 501 Virginia Drive, Suite C. He can be reached by calling (870) 793-2371.