Baxter Regional Medical Center proudly welcomed two new physicians to our
medical staff this month. Almas Chughtai, MD, has joined First In Service
the group of physicians responsible for providing care to admitted patients throughout their stay
at Baxter Regional. Daniel Zapata, MD, has joined the practice of Dr.
Daniel Decker and nurse practitioners Katie Hutchens and Daniel Pevril at
Baxter Regional Urology Clinic.
Dr. Chughtai obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Hendrix
College in Conway, Arkansas, before attending medical school at the University
of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She completed a research
fellowship and internal medicine residency at UAMS-Northwest in Fayetteville,
where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Chughtai is a member of the American
College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Zapata attended medical school at Fundación Universitaria de
Ciencias de la Salud in Bogotá, Colombia. After working in rural
medicine and emergency medicine in Colombia, Dr. Zapata became a research
fellow at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He
then completed a general surgery internship and urology residency at University
of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.
Dr. Zapata has a primary focus in minimally invasive procedures for benign
prostatic hyperplasia, prostate cancer and stone disease as well as surgical
treatment for overactive bladder and incontinence for men and women. He
is accepting new patients at
Baxter Regional Urology Clinic. For more information or an appointment, please call (870) 508-6020.
We welcome Drs. Chughtai and Zapata to Mountain Home and the Baxter Regional family.