Ongkarn Sarasombath, M.D. is joining the practice of Paul Howell, M.D. and Elaine Thrift, APN in the Cooper Clinic Department of Endocrinology. A well-trained Endocrinologist, Dr. Sarasombath recently completed a Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He completed both a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and his Internal Medicine Residency through the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. As an Endocrinologist, he will specialize in treating diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, disorders of the pituitary and adrenal glands, and other hormonal and metabolic disorders.

Dr. Sarasombath’s practice will be located in the main Cooper Clinic location, 6801 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith. He will begin seeing patients September 3. New patients, including those with Medicare coverage, are now being accepted. Cooper Clinic is a physician-owned multi-specialty group with doctors in 25 specialties/subspecialties at 16 locations.