McGehee Hospital and Family Clinic Medical Staff

Obama Asemota, MD

General Medicine

Dr. Asemota began practicing in McGehee in the1980’s. He received his medical degree at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) College of Medicine with Residency at the Royal Postgraduate Medicine School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England. Dr. Asemota is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Asemota practices General Medicine, and previously practiced surgery. He is also the McGehee Hospital Emergency Department Medical Director.

Jamie S. Evans, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Evans arrived as the first female physician in April 2020. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC Northwest in Fayetteville. She received her medical degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, OK and completed her residency at OU/HSC Department of Family and Preventative Medicine. Dr. Evans’ specialty is Family Medicine with specialty in outpatient pain and opioid addiction recovery.

James A. Renfroe III, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Renfroe arrived as the first hometown physician several years in 2017. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/Biology at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He received his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, South Central. Dr. Renfroe’s specialty is Family Medicine.

James E. Young, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Young arrived in McGehee in August 1975. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology/Chemistry at Ouachita Baptist University. He received his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX and the U.S Army at Pine Bluff Arsenal. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Young’s specialty is Family Medicine.

Sarah Pearce, APRN

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Ms. Pearce arrived as the second female Nurse Practitioner in March 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at University of Arkansas at Monticello, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Nurse Practitioner University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, Mobile AL. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her specialty is Family Medicine.

Anthony Fletcher, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Fletcher specializes in Cardiovascular Diseases/Interventional Cardiology. He is at the Cardiology and Medicine Clinic at CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock. Education: Xavier University, Xavier University College of Medicine, Residency and Fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. His is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease.

Joe Hargrove, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Hargrove specializes in Cardiovascular Diseases at CHI-St. Vincent, Little Rock.
Education: AM&N Pine Bluff, Case Western University School of Medicine, Residency at Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is a Cardiology Fellow. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Wilson Wong, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Wong specializes in Cardiology at the Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock.
Education: National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, Residency: Department of Internal Medicine, Provincial Tao-Yuan General Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. He is certified and a Fellow of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Olabode Olumofin, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Olumofin specializes in Internal Medicine. Education: University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria, Faculty of Medicine, University of Benin.

James L. Workman, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Workman specializes in Radiology. Education: University of Arkansas Little Rock, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Residency and Fellowship University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Asif Masood, MD

Internal Medicine, Hematology, & Oncology
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine/American Board of Medical Oncology

Dr. Asif Masood is a medical Oncologist/Hematologist and has been practicing since 2004. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He completed fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Michigan State University.

Dr. Masood practices at Jefferson Regional Cancer Center. He is an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at the UAMS South Central – Pine Bluff and is actively involved in training young doctors. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the Arkansas Medical Society.

He lost his mother to cancer when he was only 15 years old, and since then it has been a personal journey and a commitment to bring relief to patients with this terrible disease.

Dr. Masood is married with three children. When he isn’t caring for patients, he enjoys playing pool and golf.

John Jerius, MD

Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Dr. John Jerius is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan and completed residency at the LSU-Shreveport program in 1993.

Michelle Pittman, MD

Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Dr. Pittman has held privileges in General Surgery at Drew Memorial Hospital since 2014. She attended Louisiana State University Medical School and completed residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA and at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. She completed a Trauma/Surgical Critical Care fellowship at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

Anthony Fletcher, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Fletcher specializes in Cardiovascular Diseases/Interventional Cardiology. He is at the Cardiology and Medicine Clinic at CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock. Education: Xavier University, Xavier University College of Medicine, Residency and Fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. His is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease.

Joe Hargrove, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Hargrove specializes in Cardiovascular Diseases at CHI-St. Vincent, Little Rock.
Education: AM&N Pine Bluff, Case Western University School of Medicine, Residency at Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is a Cardiology Fellow. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Wilson Wong, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Wong specializes in Cardiology at the Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock.
Education: National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, Residency: Department of Internal Medicine, Provincial Tao-Yuan General Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. He is certified and a Fellow of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Olabode Olumofin, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Olumofin specializes in Internal Medicine. Education: University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria, Faculty of Medicine, University of Benin.

John Jerius, MD

Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Dr. John Jerius is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan and completed residency at the LSU-Shreveport program in 1993.

Michelle Pittman, MD

Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Dr. Pittman has held privileges in General Surgery at Drew Memorial Hospital since 2014. She attended Louisiana State University Medical School and completed residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA and at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. She completed a Trauma/Surgical Critical Care fellowship at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

Obama Asemota, MD

General Medicine

Dr. Asemota began practicing in McGehee in the1980’s. He received his medical degree at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) College of Medicine with Residency at the Royal Postgraduate Medicine School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England. Dr. Asemota is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Asemota practices General Medicine, and previously practiced surgery. He is also the McGehee Hospital Emergency Department Medical Director.

Asif Masood, MD

Internal Medicine, Hematology, & Oncology
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine/American Board of Medical Oncology

Dr. Asif Masood is a medical Oncologist/Hematologist and has been practicing since 2004. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He completed fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Michigan State University.

Dr. Masood practices at Jefferson Regional Cancer Center. He is an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at the UAMS South Central – Pine Bluff and is actively involved in training young doctors. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the Arkansas Medical Society.

He lost his mother to cancer when he was only 15 years old, and since then it has been a personal journey and a commitment to bring relief to patients with this terrible disease.

Dr. Masood is married with three children. When he isn’t caring for patients, he enjoys playing pool and golf.

Asif Masood, MD

Internal Medicine, Hematology, & Oncology
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine/American Board of Medical Oncology

Dr. Asif Masood is a medical Oncologist/Hematologist and has been practicing since 2004. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He completed fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Michigan State University.

Dr. Masood practices at Jefferson Regional Cancer Center. He is an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at the UAMS South Central – Pine Bluff and is actively involved in training young doctors. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the Arkansas Medical Society.

He lost his mother to cancer when he was only 15 years old, and since then it has been a personal journey and a commitment to bring relief to patients with this terrible disease.

Dr. Masood is married with three children. When he isn’t caring for patients, he enjoys playing pool and golf.

James E. Young, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Young arrived in McGehee in August 1975. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology/Chemistry at Ouachita Baptist University. He received his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX and the U.S Army at Pine Bluff Arsenal. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Young’s specialty is Family Medicine.

Jamie S. Evans, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Evans arrived as the first female physician in April 2020. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC Northwest in Fayetteville. She received her medical degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, OK and completed her residency at OU/HSC Department of Family and Preventative Medicine. Dr. Evans’ specialty is Family Medicine with specialty in outpatient pain and opioid addiction recovery.

James A. Renfroe III, MD

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Renfroe arrived as the first hometown physician several years in 2017. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry/Biology at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He received his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, South Central. Dr. Renfroe’s specialty is Family Medicine.

Obama Asemota, MD

General Medicine

Dr. Asemota began practicing in McGehee in the1980’s. He received his medical degree at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) College of Medicine with Residency at the Royal Postgraduate Medicine School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England. Dr. Asemota is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Asemota practices General Medicine, and previously practiced surgery. He is also the McGehee Hospital Emergency Department Medical Director.

Sarah Pearce, APRN

Family Medicine
Board Certified, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Ms. Pearce arrived as the second female Nurse Practitioner in March 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at University of Arkansas at Monticello, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Nurse Practitioner University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, Mobile AL. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her specialty is Family Medicine.

James L. Workman, MD

Radiology
Board Certified, American Board of Radiology

Dr. Workman specializes in Radiology. Education: University of Arkansas Little Rock, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Residency and Fellowship University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology.