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Doctor with Files
  • Emergency Physician with Wound Care/Hyperbarics expertise

  • Medical Director in Clinical and Pharmaceutical Industries

  • Consultation Services

  • Licensed in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas

About Dr. Barton

Care Comes First


A life-long resident of Rogers, AR, Katherine Newland Barton left the area in 1991 to pursue her educational goals. After practicing in Chicago for almost a decade, she returned home in 2008. She is residency-trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and is Medical Director of the Plasma Center in Bentonville, AR


Rogers High School Class of 1991
Bachelor of Science in Biology at St. Mary's of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 1991-1995
Medical Degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1995-1999

  • Recipient of "Excellence in Emergency Medicine" Award, 1999.

  • Class Vice President for 4 years


Resurrection Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Chicago, IL, 1999-2002

  • A 3-year training program emphasizing acute severe illness and traumatic injuries. Specialized training in Neurology, Psychiatry, Neonatal/Pediatric/Adult/Traumatic Intensive Care, Cardiology, Surgery, OB/Gyn, as well as primary care.

Medical Director and Attending Physician

Seasoned physician with over 20 years of experience across multiple settings from Level 1 trauma centers to critical access hospitals. Efficiently manages multiple conflicting critical emergencies, coordinates multi-specialty teams, and prioritizes the patients' needs while maintaining a collegial and warm atmosphere.

  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, 2002-current

  • Medical Director Plasma Center 2019-current

  • Medical Director of Wound Care and Hyperbarics center 2017-2023

  • Medical Director of Emergency Department Services 2008-2013

  • Currently licensed in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas

Medical Consultant


Medical Chart review/Second Opinion Services

Consultation services in Legal Review, Medical Devices, Quality Review, Case Review, Healthcare Reform issues

Email Dr. Barton for more information about consultation services.

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