St. Vincent

Family Physician Brings Small Town Approach to All Patients

Dr. Michael Ford has seen many states and all kinds of patients. Born and raised in Russellville, Dr. Ford followed his interest in science to a career in family medicine with CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock. Q: Where did you go to school? A: I graduated from Arkansas Tech University with degrees in mathematics […]

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Hoop Dreams Lead to Career Reality for Pediatrician

Dr. Jeremy Harwood’s initial career goal was to make goals. A student at Cumberland University in Tennessee, Dr. Harwood was on a basketball scholarship when he injured his ankle. His journey through healing led him to leave the basketball court after college and pursue medicine as his life’s profession. Today, he’s a pediatrician with CHI […]

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New Clinic, Family Keep Physician on the Run

Trying to catch Dr. Ananth S. Ranganathan is like trying to keep lightning in a cup. Bright, sharp and constantly moving, Dr. Ranganathan is enjoying every aspect of his life as a new physician, husband and father. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. Where did you grow up?  A: I was born in Minnesota. […]

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Embracing Change Brings Abundance to Primary Care Physician

Photography by Wesley Hitt   There is a saying in India: When God gives, He showers in abundance. Dr. Roopa Samant is the living embodiment of this wisdom. A primary care physician at CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock, Dr. Samant is managing three children, a husband, a career and her patients with a grateful […]

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Primary Care Physician Keeps Family Front and Center

Talk with Susanna Shermer, M.D., for just one minute, and you will immediately feel better. The family practice physician who works at CHI St. Vincent Primary Care in Midtowne and the medical director of Grow Learning Center, Dr. Shermer comes from a familial line of doctors and continues the tradition of personal care with her […]

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Feature: Cutting Edge Party

CHI St. Vincent is planning a shindig with great food, live music and a charitable purpose. But they won’t say where, yet. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   [pullquote]Above Photo: Kristi Crum, chair, IV Party [/pullquote] purchasing tickets to a party without knowing the location until hours before it starts. That’s the definition of a […]

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