Pine Bluff Physician Honored

Dr. Herbert Fendley awarded for service to Arkansas patients.

Little Rock, AR – Herbert Fendley, MD, of Pine Bluff has dedicated his career to enriching the lives of others.  In honor of his years of service, the Arkansas Medical Society has named Dr. Fendley as the 2013 Asklepion Award recipient. The award was presented on Saturday, May 4, at the in Little Rock as a part of the society’s 137th Annual Meeting.

The Asklepion Award is presented each year to a physician who promotes the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health; embodies the values of the medical profession through leadership, service, excellence, integrity and ethical behavior; and enriches patients, colleagues and the community through dedicated medical practice.

Herbert Fendley, MD, is a family practice and internal medicine physician in Pine Bluff. He holds board certifications in both Internal Medicine and Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Fendley served as the director of the UAMS Area Health Education Center (South Central) Family Medicine Residency Program from 1986 to 2008 and during his long tenure guided the education of hundreds of family physicians, many of whom continue to serve as citizens of Arkansas.  Dr. Fendley’s career has been dedicated to promoting the art and science of medicine and the betterment of the health of Arkansas.

The Arkansas Medical Society is a voluntary professional association, established in 1875, representing more than 4,000 physicians and medical students as well as the patients and communities they serve.