WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village Announces New Provider

Lauren Cinel, MD, Family Practice, WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village(Cherokee Village, Ark.)— Lauren Cinel, M.D., is now accepting patients at the Hardy Medical Clinic, located inside the WRMC Medical Complex at 195 Hospital Drive in Cherokee Village, announced Gary Bebow, CEO of White River Health System (WRHS).

Dr. Cinel will provide comprehensive healthcare for individuals and/or families of all ages. Her scope of practice includes acute care, preventive care, and the treatment of chronic disease.  She is particularly interested in healthcare for women and children.

Dr. Cinel earned a Medical Degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. She completed a Residency in Family Medicine through the Adventist Hinsdale Hospital Family Residency Program in Hinsdale, Illinois.

She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

“Dr. Cinel joins an excellent group of healthcare providers at the WRMC Medical Complex in Cherokee Village,” said Bebow.

She will be working alongside Drs. Terry Burns and Tim Young, and APRNs Virginia Hartness and Jennifer Johnson. Clinic staff can be reached, and appointments can be made by calling 870-257-6060.

“The residents of Sharp County have been so welcoming,” said Dr. Cinel. “This is a great area with great people, and I’m happy to be able to provide such an important service here.”

Research shows patients who regularly see a primary care provider or a family provider have better management of chronic diseases and lower overall healthcare costs. Many insurance providers, as well as coverage through Medicaid and Medicare, will cover certain health screenings and physical exams at little to no cost. Check with your provider to find out your benefits.

Clinic hours are 7:00am-5:30pm Monday through Friday.