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Physician Leaders

The society is led by the House of Delegates, the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee. The House is open to all dues paying members of AMS as well as those directly elected. AMS also encourages involvement in your county medical society and offers additional leadership opportunities through its task forces and committees. If you are interested in any leadership roles, please contact us!

Leadership Resources

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Executive CommiteeBack to Top

  • Scott Cooper, MD

    President

    Rogers, AR

    479.271.9607

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    Chairman of the Board

    Stuttgart, AR

    870-673-7211

  • William Dedman, MD

    Vice President

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Chad Rodgers, MD

    Secretary

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4044

  • Brad Bibb, MD

    Treasurer

    Jonesboro, AR

    870-994-7301

  • Amy Cahill, MD

    President-Elect

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.534.3608

  • G. Edward Bryant, MD

    Immediate Past President

    West Memphis, AR

    870.732.2100

House of Delegates OfficersBack to Top

  • Michael Saitta, MD

    Speaker

    Fayetteville, AR

    479.571.8226

  • Eugene Shelby, MD

    Vice Speaker

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.2606

  • Steven Strode, MD

    Parliamentarian

    Little Rock, AR

    501.683.1703

District TrusteesBack to Top

The AMS Board of Trustees is made up of elected physicians from each district, as outlined below:

  • District 1: Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Greene, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett, Randolph
  • District 2: Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, White
  • District 3: Arkansas, Cross, Lee, Lonoke, Monroe, Phillips, Prairie, St. Francis, Woodruff
  • District 4: Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, Lincoln
  • District 5: Bradley, Calhoun, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Ouachita, Union
  • District 6: Hampstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Pike, Polk, Sevier
  • District 7: Clark, Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Saline
  • District 8: Pulaski
  • District 9: Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Van Buren, Washington
  • District 10: Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Pope, Scott, Sebastian, Yell
  • Matt Haustein, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.936.8000

  • Larry (Jack) Johnson, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.910.0526

  • Shane Smith, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.932.6799

  • Seth Barnes, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Batesville, AR

    870.698.1635

  • Shannon Swift, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Batesville, AR

    870.698.1635

  • George Conner, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.1256

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Stuttgart, AR

    870.673.7211

  • Calvin Bracy, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.536.7550

  • R. Doug Coleman, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    White Hall, AR

    870.247.9499

  • Erin Goss, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Johnathan Lewis, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • George Covert, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Ashdown, AR

    870.898.6940

  • John Hearnsberger, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Nashville, AR

    870.845.3757

  • Michael Hickman, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.6693

  • Robert Breving, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.9300

  • Lee Archer, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.5135

  • Angelo Coppola, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.227.8000

  • Mangaraju Chakka, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.225.6000

  • Kristen Lienhart, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.296.1061

  • Joshua Chance, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.526.7615

  • Jim Ingram, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.1156

  • Joseph Thompson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.526.2231

  • Gina Drobena, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.7004

  • Balkrishna Singh, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.227.7596

  • Blake Sheer, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.1156

  • Renee Montgomery, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Sherwood, AR

    501.992.2905

  • David King, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.227.6363

  • Danny Wilkerson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6667

  • Toby Vancil, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6330

  • Stacy Zimmerman, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Clinton, AR

  • Jacob Dickinson, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Mountain Home, AR

    870.425.9120

  • Curtis Hedberg, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Rogers, AR

    479.464.8887

  • Robert Gullett Jr., MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Fayetteville, AR

    479.713.8000

  • Kristie Gast, MD

    District 10 Trustee

    Fort Smith, AR

    479.648.1800

  • Robert Sanders, DO

    District 10 Trustee

    Lavaca, AR

    479.674.9181

  • Gary Edwards, DO

    District 10 Trustee

    Fort Smith, AR

    479.274.5900

  • Ashleah Courtney

    Student Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

American Medical Association DelegatesBack to Top

  • E. Scott Ferguson, MD

    Delegate

    West Memphis, AR

    870.735.5555

  • Michael Moody, MD

    Delegate

    Salem, AR

    870-895-2541

  • Joe Stallings, MD

    Delegate

    Jonesboro, AR

    870-930-2911

  • G. Edward Bryant, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    West Memphis, AR

    870.732.2100

  • Omar Atiq, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.535.2800

  • Alan Wilson, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Crossett, AR

    870.364.4013