Baptist Health – Fort Smith was the first hospital built in Arkansas in 1887. It is currently a 492-bed medical center accredited by The Joint Commission. In addition to operating one of the busiest emergency departments in the state, the hospital offers providers who specialize in areas such as cardiology, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, interventional radiology and stroke care, orthopedics, general and trauma surgery, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and many more. From screenings to expert treatment to surgical procedures, we provide advanced, state-of-the-art services to ensure you get the best possible results from your care including the minimally-invasive da Vinci surgical system. Another unique attribute is the hospital’s gym, Marvin Altman Fitness Center, which features a junior Olympic-size indoor pool, indoor rubberized track, yoga studios, massage therapy, and cardiac rehabilitation services.
Baptist Health, as the largest not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, provides care to patients wherever they are through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians, and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit baptist-health.com, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST, or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Marvin Altman Fitness Center
This modern well-equipped fitness center is located adjacent to Baptist Health-Fort Smith and offers a circuit training area, swimming/lap pool, sauna, hot tubs, aerobic classes, nutrition classes, child care, and indoor walking tracks. All residents receive a complimentary membership with full use of the facility.