PHYSICIANS

CASC Physician Information

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Danny J. Aquilar, D.P.M., FACFAS, FCCWS – Podiatry – Foot and Ankle Surgery

Specialty:
Podiatry

Board Certification:
American Board of Podiatric Surgeons
American Academy of Wound Management

Medical Education:
Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency:
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
American Podiatric Medical Association
Arkansas Podiatric Medical Association
Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Fellow of the College of Certified Wound Specialists

Eugene Becker, M.D. - lnterventional Pain Management

Dr. Eugene Becker is a board-certified, fellowship-trained interventional pain management physician with more than 20 years of experience. His commonly performed interventions include epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation, sympathetic blocks, joint injections, and trigger point injections. A special area of interest for Dr. Becker is neuromodulation using spinal cord stimulation. Since joining Proper Pain Solutions, he has established a successful spinal cord stimulation program that has significantly elevated the quality of life of those who received the treatment.

Throughout medical school, his residency and his fellowship, Dr. Becker was extensively involved in a variety of research studies, some of which were published in national medical journals. He served as Chief Resident in the Department of Anesthesiology in the latter part of his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. To further his education and strengthen his commitment to giving the best care available, Dr. Becker completed a pain management fellowship at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

Taking advantage of his advanced education and background in academic medicine, Dr. Becker uses the most up-to-date research in his clinical practice. Prior to joining Proper Pain Solutions, Dr. Becker practiced in Illinois, where he served as Medical Director at the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Department of Anesthesiology for over 10 years.

Website: properpainsolutions.com
Phone: 501-476-3914
Fax: 501-503-5171

Vafa Ferdowsian, D.P.M. – Podiatry

Medical Education
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Chicago, IL

Residency
Winona Memorial Hospital – Podiatric Surgical Program
Indianapolis, IN

Fellowship
American Health Network – Surgical Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Indianapolis, IN

Practice Website
Ferdowsian Foot & Ankle Clinic

Kate Gazenko, M.D. - General Surgery

Dr. Kate Gazenko is a general surgeon located in Clarksville, Arkansas. Dr. Gazenko provides care to general surgery patients starting with the preoperative evaluation and surgical procedures through their postoperative recovery. Dr. Gazenko’s general surgery practice focuses on treating diseases of the abdomen – including gallbladder disease, hernias, and appendix. She also treats diseases of the skin and soft tissue, such as removing skin lesions and soft tissue masses like cysts and lipomas. She also offers upper endoscopy (EGD).

Dr. Gazenko is board certified in both critical care surgery and general surgery through the American Board of Surgery. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and received her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Gazenko then continued with her general surgery residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for and completed additional training through a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Cincinnati in 2013.

Website: www.gazenkosurgical.com
Phone: 479-705-2310
Fax: 479-705-2300

Stephen M. Killingsworth, M.D. – Otolaryngology

Specialty:
Otolaryngology

Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Medical Education:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Little Rock, Arkansas

Residency:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – AAO – NHS

Practice:
River Valley Ear Nose & Throat

Justin Lieblong, M.D. – Ophthalmology

Specialty:
Ophthalmology

Board Certification:
American Board of Ophthalmology

Medical Education:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR

Residency:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Jones Eye Institute- Ophthalmology
Little Rock, AR

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
Arkansas Ophthalmology Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Arkansas Medical Society
American Medical Association
Physicians for Human Rights
Wilderness Medical Society

George Nawar, M.D. – Gastroenterology

Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery

Medical Education:
Universite Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I), Ufr De Medecine
Grenoble, France

Residency:
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York

Fellowship:
Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Practice Website:
Morrilton Surgery Clinic

Ezechiel Nehus, M.D. – Otolaryngology

Specialty:
Otolaryngology

Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology

Medical Education:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Residency:
Emory University
(Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery)

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
Arkansas Medical Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology

J. Carlos Roman, M.D. – Pain Management

Specialty:
Pain Management

Board Certification:
American Board of Anesthesiology

Medical Education:
University of Arkansas College of Medicine

Residency:
Tulane University

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
American Medical Society
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Anesthesia Political Action Committee

Practice Website:
Practice Information
501-552-6560
479-967-1117

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Russellville, AR 72802