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MCSA welcomes new orthopaedic surgeon

by Special to the News-Times | March 31, 2021 at 10:00 p.m.
Dr. Samuel Agnew

Medical Center of South Arkansas Chief Executive Officer Scott Street announced recently that Samuel Agnew, MD has joined the Medical Staff at MCSA.

Dr. Agnew is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and traumatologist with more than 30 years of experience. He specializes in the repair of musculoskeletal injuries caused by trauma, as well as general musculoskeletal care.

Agnew attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and completed his residency at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Agnew’s Orthopaedic Traumatology Fellowship was completed at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

Prior to his employment at MCSA, Agnew has served as Orthopaedic Department Chairman and Chief of Trauma at various institutions around the southern region. He specializes in revitalizing orthopaedic programs with the intent of creating a culture focused around patient care and surgical excellence.

“We are extremely pleased Dr. Agnew decided to join MCSA,” Street said. “He is highly respected for his work in the field of orthopaedics and his patients choose him for his positive outcomes, excellent care and compassionate bedside manner. Dr. Agnew will be a great asset to MCSA and the south Arkansas region. He brings with him a vast array of surgical skills and experiences, and we are proud to offer this level of expertise to our community.”

Agnew’s practice will specialize in a variety of surgical and medical treatments including: musculoskeletal injuries and infections, comprehensive fracture care, elbow surgery, foot and ankle surgery, workers compensation, bone health and osteoporosis/osteoarthritis care, non-operative spine care and interventional pain management. Agnew’s goal is to restore as much physical activity as possible to help his patients return to maximum function and activity.

Agnew is accepting new patients at his clinic, Orthopaedics of South Arkansas, which is located at 620 West Grove Street, Suite 201, in El Dorado (located in the Grove Medical Complex on the MCSA campus). For more information, or to make an appointment, call 870-881-4729 or visit southarkansasphysicians.com.

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