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our mission

Believing that all children are created in the image of God and are unique in their potential and purpose, we work to provide excellent medical care in a Christ-centered environment built on love, trust, and mutual respect.  We strive to be an efficient and trusted practice in meeting the needs of all children during times of health as well as in times of illness.


our vision

We believe in prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles for all children. We trust in a team-based approach and value the contributions of all of our staff in providing excellent medical care. We strive to be a community resource in the care of our youngest patients as well as to provide leadership to other health professionals and organizations within our community who share like-minded goals.


Our medical team works to provide the

best pediatric care in the River Valley

Our Team

Josh Wilkinson, MD


  • University Of Kentucky Medical Center

  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Medical School

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

A native of Arkansas, Dr. Wilkinson has been practicing pediatrics in Fort Smith since 2009. He cares for children from birth through college age.

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Sarah Rose Anderson,


"Empowering parents to provide the best care for their children is so rewarding. I enjoy helping little ones feel healthy, loved and treasured.

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Mandi Williams,


"Every day is different when you work in pediatrics. It's fun watching the kids grow.

Madison Stewart, DNP, CPNP-PC

"The care of our future begins with the care of our children, and I am proud to provide compassionate, comprehensive, and Christ-centered care to my patients and families.”


Megan Owen, APRN

Megan Owen,


"I love being able to

help children and

their families 

through the

tough situations

that bring them 

to the urgent care. 


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Premier Pediatrics is led by Dr. Josh Wilkinson and staffed by a team of advanced practitioners experienced in pediatric care, It is located on the southwest side of Fort Smith serving Greenwood, Lavaca, Barling, Hackett, Arkoma, Pocola, and many other towns in the River Valley region. We look forward to meeting your family and are committed to caring for your children in a fun and welcoming environment.

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