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Welcome to Saint Mary's!

Welcome to Saint Mary's!

Saint Mary’s Regional Health System offers community focused healthcare services in Russellville, AR. Saint Mary’s 170-bed acute care hospital is a Level III Trauma Center and offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including cardiology, gastroenterology, endoscopy, women’s services, intensive care, inpatient rehab services, medical imaging, sleep medicine, pulmonology and urology. Additionally, Saint Mary’s Cancer Center and Turning Point Behavioral Health provide patients with vital specialized care. At Saint Mary’s, we continually invest in technology to deliver a comprehensive range of services that set us apart as a leader in healthcare for the River Valley.

Tanner Wins MERCY Award 2022

Congratulations to Tim Tanner, RN winner of the MERCY Award for 2022!
Tim Tanner has worked for Saint Mary’s for 25 years and currently serves as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department. He has been honored in past by Saint Mary’s Regional Health Systems as the Employee of the Year and has been the recipient of the Nursing Leadership Award. In 2016, Tanner became Saint Mary’s Stroke Facilitator and has placed Saint Mary’s on the map in Arkansas with regards to stroke care. He is very active in the community providing stroke education and has been identified on a state level as one of the best in community outreach programs and he won the Stroke Facilitator of the year award for 2019 and 2020! Due to Tim’s efforts, Saint Mary’s has received many awards related to stroke care and performance as well as the best door to needle time award in the State of Arkansas for three years running.

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Welcome Dr. Zoltan Varga, Board- Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease!

Zoltan Varga, MD, ABIM is Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Varga Specializes in Coronary Angiography, Echocardiography, Internal Medicine, and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Dr. Varga is accepting new patients, appointments can be made by calling Cardiology Associates of North Central Arkansas, 479.968.4311.

Welcome General Surgeon, Dr. Mateo Guarderas!

Mateo Guarderas, MD, is Saint Mary's newest General Surgeon and  is taking new patients at the Dardanelle Millard Henry Clinic, 1714 State HWY 22 W, Dardanelle, AR, 72834.
Dr. Guarderas specializes in Hernia Repair, Hemorrhoidectomy, Gallbladder surgery, Colonoscopy, Upper GI endoscopy, GERD treatment, Colon surgery, Appendectomy, Skin lesion and cyst removal, Breast surgery, and Feeding tube placement. 

For an appointment please call 479.477.3084.

Kyle Jones chosen as the 2022 Mercy Award Winner for Lifepoint Rehab Services for the River Valley Region

Kyle Jones has been recognized for demonstrating compassion and unwavering commitment to helping others! Saint Mary’s Regional Health Acute Inpatient Rehab announced that Kyle Jones has been recognized as the facility’s 2022 Mercy Award winner. The Mercy Award recognizes employee from each of LifePoint Health’s facilities who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.


The Mercy Award is an annual recognition program established in 2002 to honor the life and contributions of Scott Mercy, LifePoint’s founding chairman and chief executive officer.

The award is considered the highest honor a LifePoint employee can receive.


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September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month and this year's campaign is the promotion of 988, the new 3-digit code. Anyone experiencing a suicidal or mental health crisis can use this code and they will be directly connected with someone at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network of crisis call centers.

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Jones Finalist for Lifepoint Mercy Award

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