National Park Medical Center

National Park Medical Center
1910 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Opened:
1954
Phone:
(501) 620-1302
Fax:
(501) 620-1302
Web:
nationalparkmedical.com

Description

National Park Medical Center is a 166-bed acute care facility that provides service to a five-county area, including Garland, Hot Springs, Montgomery, Pike and Clark counties. The facility, accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, provides a wide range of services, including The Hert and Vascular Center of Central Arkansas, Digital Mammography Services, Center for Sleep Disorders, Rehabilitation, ICU, Emergency Services, Diagnostic Imaging Services, Physical Therapy, Outpatient Services, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, The Family Maternity Center, Geriatric Psychiatry and Medical and Surgical Nursing Units.

NPMC’s slogan is Caring Comes First. Always. Our goal is to provide the latest in healthcare technologies to the Hot Springs area, alongside a compassionate approach to medicine. Our medical staff maintains a consistent dedication to teamwork and communication for the wellbeing of every patient.

Our top service lines at NPMC are:
Cardiac Services
General Surgeries
Orthopedics

Attractions

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Located in the gently rolling Ouachita Mountains, surrounded by clear lakes and the historic Ouachita National Forest, the community of Hot Springs offers a unique combination of natural beauty, cultural life and historical interest.

Known as America’s First Resort, Hot Springs is a city alive with activity. Downtown features a number of art galleries and antique shops and serves as host for the nationally recognized Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and Hot Springs Music Festival. Hot Springs National Park, the first federally protected area in the nation’s history, features steamy 147-degree thermal water flowing year round from 47 hot springs. From pre-historic times, people have traveled to these natural thermal springs to bathe and relax. 

DISTANCE TO MAJOR CITIES
Little Rock, Arkansas . . . 54
Texarkana, Arkansas . . . 111
Fayetteville, Arkansas . . . 185
Memphis, Tennessee . . . 188

Information from Census.gov:
Population of City of Hot Springs (2014): 35,673
Population of Garland County (2014): 97,322
Square Miles: 677.78
Median Household Income (2013): $39,162
Average Housing Price (2013): $130,500
Percentage of High School Graduates Ages 25+ (2014): 86.9%

A Great Place to Have Fun!
If you enjoy outdoor activities and sporting events, Hot Springs is a natural fit. The beautiful lakes of Catherine, Hamilton and Ouachita boast excellent bass and trout fishing and are popular sites of premier fishing tournaments and events, such as the Forrest Wood Cup and FLW Outdoor Expo and the BFL Super Tournament. Hot Springs’ area lakes are also summertime hot spots for boating and water sports. Arkansas State Parks on Lake Catherine and Lake Ouachita offer year-round camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and more. Hot Springs Mountain Tower offers the unique opportunity to rise 1,200 feet above the city to overlook 140 miles of Ouachita Mountain scenery.

Hot Springs is also home to world-class golfing, including two 18-hole championship courses are listed on the Natural State Golf Trail. The 6,200-seat Bank of the Ozarks Arena brings top-notch events to Hot Springs, including concerts, shows and major regional events such as the Sun Belt Basketball Tournaments and the Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally.

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming’s thoroughbred racing season runs from January through April, and concludes with the much-anticipated Racing Festival of the South, featuring the highlight of the year, the Arkansas Derby. Oaklawn also features year-round games of skill including instant racing, electronic poker, craps, blackjack and more in their gaming room.

Magic Springs and Crystal Springs Water and Theme park offers 2 parks in one with over 80 attractions including Arkansas Twister roller coaster and thrill rides such as Plummet Summit and The Gauntlet. It is the only theme park located in a national park and was named as one of the three most family friendly parks in the nation by Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas’ largest hands-on science center and the state’s first Smithsonian Affiliate. Featuring more than one hundred hands-on exhibits that explore the wonders of energy, matter, life and perception, the museum seeks to spark curiosity and enhance scientific understanding through inquiry, observational skills and discovery learning. Mid-America has been a source of learning and fun for the Hot Springs region since it opened in 1979. Mid-America now features 75 new state of the art exhibits that are included in the new Arkansas Underfoot Gallery, thanks to a $7.8 million dollar grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. One of the most exciting additions has been the architectural award-winning Bob Wheeler Science Skywalk. Teachers and students may also view the night sky and go on a tour of the solar system using the best in digital planetarium software. Displayed on a 180-degree screen with superior surround sound, the Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome Theater provides educational programming for anyone who is interested in learning about space exploration.

The University of Arkansas’ 210-acre botanical garden, Garvan Woodland Gardens, is located along 4 ½ miles of wooded shoreline nestled between Lake Hamilton and the Ouachita Mountains. The Gardens feature dynamic architectural structures and beautiful botanical landscapes during every season. From tulips and daffodils to their unforgettable holiday lights display, Garvan Woodland Gardens is a must-see destination in Hot Springs.

The centerpiece of Hot Springs National Park is Bath House Row. Originally built in 1832, it is now recognized as a National Historic Landmark District. Featuring eight bath houses, Bath House Row is an architectural showcase for a wide range of styles, from Neoclassical Revival and Renaissance Revival to Spanish and Italianate. Each bathhouse now serves a different purpose. The Fordyce serves as the national park visitor center and museum of the bathing industry; the Buckstaff has operated as an actual bathhouse continuously since 1912. The Quapaw has been renovated into a modern day spa. The Ozark Bathhouse is home to the Ozark Bathhouse Cultural Center. The Superior is now a brewery and distillery. Downtown Hot Springs offers several other activities including boutique shopping, Maxwell Blade’s Theater of Magic, the Gangster Museum of America and the beautiful Arlington Hotel and Spa.

Living in Hot Springs

Real estate activity in the Hot Springs area is robust and improving every year. Units sold and average selling price have both shown significant gains in recent years. Family homes, lake condominiums, farms and timberland make for a very diverse real estate market for residents and investors.

Garland County is served by seven public school districts. Lakeside school district is ranked fourth in the state academically, and four of the seven districts rank in the state’s top 20%. Hot Springs is also home to the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, a residential high school specializing in the education of gifted and talented students from across the state. The full list of public school districts includes:
Cutter Morning Star District
Hot Springs School District
Fountain Lake School District
Jessieville School District
Lake Hamilton School District
Lakeside School Dsitrict
And Mountain Pine School District

Private Schools:
Christian Ministries Academy (Grades K-12)
Gospel Light Christian School (Grades K-12)
St. Luke’s Episcopal School (Grades K-2)
St. John’s Catholic School (Grades K-8)

The Garland county area is also home to opportunities for higher education. National Park College in Hot Springs offers dozens of associate and technical degrees as well as classes for non-degree-seeking students. Both located just 35 miles away, Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University are two university options. Henderson State University also has a campus in downtown Hot Springs in conjunction with National Park College.
(School information from hotspringschamber.com/education)

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