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Close to Home. Far From Ordinary.

Empowering Our Communities

At Community Clinic, we believe that healthcare is not just about treating illnesses; it’s about empowering individuals and families to lead healthier, happier lives. Our integrated approach ensures that you receive comprehensive care, personalized support, and access to an array of healthcare services, all in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Our commitment to serving our communities in Northwest Arkansas has earned us the prestigious status of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and our Patient-Centered Medical Home model fosters strong, ongoing relationships between our caring teams and patients like you, promoting collaboration and trust throughout your healthcare journey.

Our Mission

Delivering exceptional, accessible and comprehensive care through patient-focused service to our communities.

Our Vision

By the end of 2024, Community Clinic will build a cohesive team that strengthens our communities to reach more patients and connect them to more services.

Our Core Values


The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, moral uprightness.


The quality of being outstanding or extremely good.


The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.


The quality of being easy to obtain or use.


The job of taking care of our organization to protect its legacy.

History of Community Clinic


St. Francis House NWA, Inc. dba Community Clinic was founded as a small faith-based organization that provided various services and resources to those in need.


St. Francis House NWA narrowed their focus to address the overwhelming need for quality health care for residents of Northwest Arkansas.


The organization adopted the name Community Clinic.


Community Clinic received Section 330 designation as a health center.


Community Clinic became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).


Community Clinic opened Elmdale School Based Health Center and Community Clinic Fayetteville Medical.

2015 & 2016

Community Clinic’s medical locations were awarded Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).


Community Clinic opened Community Clinic Roger Physical Therapy and Community Clinic Springdale Physical Therapy. 


Community Clinic opened Parson Hills School Based Health Center and Community Clinic Pea Ridge.


Community Clinic opened its Community Clinic Mobile Unit.


Community Clinic opened Community Clinic Elkins and Community Clinic Don Tyson School Of Innovation. 


Community Clinic opened Community Clinic Fayetteville High School.


Community Clinic opened Advanced Health and Wellness.

Community Clinic Has Over 20 Locations Across Northwest Arkansas!

We firmly believe in providing access to top-tier healthcare and ensuring that every person receives the care they need and deserve.

Our Leaders


Community Clinic is managed by a passionate team of caring professionals. In 20 years, clinic staff has grown from volunteers to over 300+ full-time health care professionals.

Judd Semingson

Chief Executive Officer

Headshot of Dr. Gary Berner

Dr. Gary Berner

Chief Medical Officer

Fred Bedore

Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Scantlin

Nursing Director

Headshot of Edwin Montero

Edwin Montero

Chief Information Director

Headshot of Dr. Ashley Holman

Dr. Ashley Holman

Dental Director

Bobby Randles

Human Resources Director

David Cusack

Chief Financial Officer

Gillian Woods

Quality Director

John Smith

Compliance Director

Lisa Stafford

Research Director

Jeremy Stark

Behavioral Health Director

Nadine Carfagno

Dental Operations Director

Nadine Carfagno

Dental Operations Director

Nadine Carfagno

Dental Operations Director

Nadine Carfagno

Dental Operations Director

Board of Directors

A majority of our Board of Directors are patients and representatives of the populations we serve. We are grateful to the Board of Directors for their leadership and service to Community Clinic.

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), over half of Community Clinic’s board is composed of clinic patients. Our board members stay closely connected to the clinics and are very involved in their respective communities.

Community Clinic’s Board of Directors meets on the third Monday of each month and alternates meeting locations between the Springdale administrative office and Rogers Medical.

Board Members

Meredith Taylor, President

Self Employed

Carol Silva Moralez,Vice President

Upskill NWA

Debby Nye, Secretary


Sara Milford

All Saints Episcopal, Bentonville

Martha Anderson

Walmart Stores, Inc.

Mayra Esquivel

Arkansas Immigrant Defense

Andrew Branch

Northwest Arkansas National Airport

Lynn Wong

Self Employed

Sloan Scroggin

University of Arkansas

Al Barber

5th Element HIIT Studio

Emeritus Member

Joel Carver

Jones Trust

Frequently Asked Questions

As a PCMH, we prioritize your needs and preferences, ensuring that you receive personalized care and a more satisfying healthcare experience.

We focus on preventive care, offering services and support that help you maintain good health and well-being.

Yes, Community Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center, operating under the highest standards of accountability and commitment to enhancing patient experience and health outcomes.

Yes, we strive to accommodate our patients’ needs as much as possible. Same-day appointments are available for urgent medical concerns, though we recommend scheduling in advance for routine care.

At Community Clinic, we stand out because of our focus on patient-centered care, comprehensive services, and commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare experiences. Our team of dedicated professionals goes above and beyond to ensure your well-being.

We accept cash, check, major credit cards, ARKids First, Medicaid, Medicare, Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace Plans, and most private insurance plans. We have bilingual staff to help with on-site enrollment to ARKids First, Medicaid, and the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace. A discount program is available for those patients who qualify based on income.

Join Us in Transforming Your Health

Experience the difference of patient-centered care at Community Clinic. Call or text 1-855-438-2280 to schedule your appointment today and take the first step towards a healthier, happier future.