Our mission is to provide efficient, cost effective, quality health care to the residents of Paragould and the surrounding communities.
Paragould Doctors' Clinic and Rector Medical Clinic have been proudly serving Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri for over 50 years with quality healthcare, backed by over 100 years of combined medical experience from our excellent team of providers. In an ever-evolving world of healthcare, we are proud to offer the latest in services and treatment while striving to maintain a focus on patient-centered care.
4000 Linwood Drive, Suite A
Paragould, AR 72450
After Hours: 870-239-2222
Walk-Ins Welcome7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Some of the Services that Paragould Doctors' Clinic provides
During the ten year period from 1980-1990, Dr. Shotts held various hospital positions including Secretary of Medical Staff, Vice Chief of Medical Staff and Chief of Medical Staff. He has served on several hospital committees including the Quality Assurance Committee (Chairman) and Executive Committee of the Medical Staff. He has served as Chief of the ER/OP department at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. As a civil surgeon, Dr. Shotts is also certified to perform immigration physicals as well as FAA physicals. As a certified medical examiner, Dr. Shotts is certified to perform DOT physicals.
Over the past ten years, Dr. Williams has served on several committees at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He was elected Chief of Staff 1997-1998. Dr. Williams was the 2005 President of the Arkansas Medical Society and is a member of the Executive Committee. He was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Health by Governor Tucker 1993 and was reappointed by Governor Huckabee in 1998. Dr. Williams lives with his wife Judy and has two grown children, Jarrod and Traci. As a civil surgeon, Dr. Williams is also certified to perform immigration physicals. As a certified medical examiner, Dr. Williams is certified to perform DOT physicals.
Dr. Monroe served as an active duty Medical Officer in the United States Navy from 1977-1980. Since 1980, he has been in private practice. Dr. Monroe joined Paragould Doctors’ Clinic in 1998. Dr. Monroe has severed on several hospital committees and as a Civil Surgeon, is certified to perform immigration physicals. He served as Chief of Staff for Arkansas Methodist Medical Center from 2003-2004. He currently serves as a Medical Officer in the United States Navy Reserve. As a certified medical examiner, Dr. Monroe is certified to perform DOT physicals.
Dr. Short has served in the medical community for over 25 years, serving as a respiratory therapist and active hospital staff in Little Rock, Magnolia, Warren, and El Dorado, AR from 1991-1998. He also previously served as Director of ER and CCU in Crossett, AR from 2000-2002. Since then, he has been active in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri as an emergency room physician at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR from 2002-2016 and Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, MO from 2010-2016. Dr. Short joined the staff at Paragould Doctors' Clinic and Rector Medical Clinic in July 2016.
Ms. Willmer grew up in Greenville, MS. Her BSN was received at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR in 2012. Her Doctorate was received at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN in 2015. She has had RN experience in pediatric nursing at Miracle Kids Success Academy in Jonesboro, AR. Her most recent experience was as a family nurse practitioner for Piggott Community Hospital where she worked full time in a family practice clinic and part time in the emergency room. She is also DOT certified.
A native of Northeast Arkansas, Mrs. Engelken has served in the medical community since 2009. She has previously served as a patient care tech at St. Bernards Medical Center before going on to serve as a critical care RN at the facility in 2012-2013. She also served as a RN and care coordinator at St. Bernards Clopton Clinic from 2013-2016. Mrs. Engelken also previously served as a Peer Instructor at Arkansas State University School of Nursing from 2011-2012. She joined Paragould Doctors' Clinic in 2016 and primarily serves in the Rector Medical Clinic.
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