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Dr. Monty Barker, M.D.

Dr. Monty Barker
Medical School:
University of Kansas School of Medicine
39th & Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66103
M.D., June 1985.
Internship:
Wesley Medical Center
550 N. Hillside
Wichita, KS 67204
July 1985 – June 1986, General Surgery.
Residency:
Kansas University Medical Center
39th & Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS, 66103
July 1986 – June 1990, Otorhinolaryngology.
Certifications:
The American Board of Otolaryngology, 04/01/1991
Specialties:
Otorhinolaryngology
Head & neck surgery
Otolaryngic allergy
Facial plastic surgery
Facial skin cancer
Professional Affiliations:
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Arkansas Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Arkansas Medical Society
Baxter Regional PHO, Ltd.
Staff Memberships:

  • April 1987 – December 1988: Cass County Medical Center, 1800 E. Mechanic Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701; Emergency Room Physician.
  • January 1988 – June 1990: Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Leavenworth, KS, 66048; Fee basis physician, Emergency Room.
  • 1990 – present: Practice of Otolaryngology at Ear, Nose and Throat Associates of Mtn. Home, P.A. and membership on the active local medical staff of Baxter Regional Medical Center.
 

Dr. Paul Neis, M.D.

Dr. Paul Neis
Medical School:
University of Kansas School of Medicine
39th & Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66103
M.D., May 1982
Internship:
Kansas University Medical Center
39th & Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS, 66103
July 1983 – June 1984, General Surgery
Residency:
Kansas University Medical Center
39th & Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS, 66103
July 1984 – June 1988, Otorhinolaryngology
Certifications:
The American Board of Otolaryngology
Board Certified in Sleep Medicine
Specialties:
Otorhinolaryngology
Head & neck surgery
Otolaryngic allergy
Facial plastic surgery
Facial skin cancer
Sleep Medicine
Professional Affiliations:
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Arkansas Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Arkansas Medical Society
Baxter Regional PHO, Ltd.

Staff Memberships:

  • July 1988 – May 1991: Practice of Otolaryngology at Central Kansas ENT Associates, 909 E. Wayne, Salina, KS 67401. Privileges on the combined medical staff of Asbury Hospital, P.O. Box 5201, Salina KS 67402 and St. John’s Hospital, P.O. Box 5080, Salina, KS 67402. Surgical service.
  • Hadley & St. Anthony’s Hospitals, P.O. Box 660, Hays, KS 67601
  • 1991 – present: Practice of Otolaryngology at Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Mountain Home, P.A. and participation on the active local medical staff of Baxter Regional Medical Center, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
  • 2015 – present: Medical staff at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison.
 

Dr. John Neis, M.D.

Dr. John Neis
Residency:
Kansas University Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology
Kansas City, KS
Residency: July 2010 – June 2015
Medical School:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
M.D., May 15, 2010
Undergraduate:
Hendrix College
Conway, AR
Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Graduated May 13, 2006

Certifications:
The American Board of Otolaryngology
Specialties:
Otolaryngology
Head & neck surgery
Otolaryngic allergy
Sinus surgery
Facial skin cancer
Professional Affiliations:
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Arkansas Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Arkansas Medical Society
Baxter Regional PHO, Ltd.

Staff Memberships:

  • July 2015 – present: Medical staff at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.
  • July 2015 – present: Medical staff at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison.


 

Our Audiologists

Deborah Baker, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology
Deborah Baker, Au.D.
Undergraduate:
Communicative Disorders, 1976
University of Southern Mississippi
Graduate:
August, 1977
University of Southern Mississippi
Doctorate:
May, 2003
University of Central Michigan
Professional Certification:
Licensure: State of Arkansas, #40
Certificate of Clinical Competency for Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations:
Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology
Member, Arkansas Academy of Audiology
Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Affiliate Staff Member Baxter Regional Medical Center

Professional Experience:

  • January 1993 – present: Clinical Audiologist for Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
  • August 1988 – December 1992: Private practice in Audiology in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
  • January 1985 – May 1988: Clinical Audiologist for Dr. Robert Peden, Otolaryngologist, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
  • June 1981 – December 1984: Clinical/Educational Audiologist, Arkansas School for the Deaf, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • June 1980 – May 1981: Clinical Audiologist with Arkansas Developmental Disabilities Services, Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • August 1978 – May 1980: Clinical/Educational Audiologist with Northwest Arctic School District, Kotzebue, Alaska.
  • September 1977 – July 1978: Clinical Audiologist to Dr. David Beal, otolaryngologist, Anchorage, Alaska.
 

Julee Hodges, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology
Julee Hodges, Au.D.
Undergraduate:
Communicative Disorders and Sciences, 1995
Wichita State University
Graduate:
May, 1999
Gallaudet University
Doctorate:
April, 2015
University of Florida, Gainesville
Professional Certification:
Licensure: State of Arkansas, #414
Certificate of Clinical Competency for Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations:
Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology

Professional Experience:

  • March 2016 – present: Clinical Audiologist for Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
  • January 2014 – May 2015: Audiologist (Volunteer) for the 87th Medical Group, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ.
  • February 2007 – May 2008: Audiologist for Northern Hearing Services, Anchorage, AK.
  • September 2000 – April 2003: Clinical Audiologist for Colorado Hearing & Balance Center, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • July 1999 – May 2000: Audiologist (Clinical Fellowship Year) for Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS.