Established in 1961, Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic grew to become a large multi-specialty medical practice providing diagnostic and treatment services to patients throughout Central Arkansas. In September 2018, the physicians, providers and coworkers joined CHI St. Vincent Medical Group, a network of primary care and specialty clinics spanning much of Central and Southwest Arkansas.
Our Medical Specialties
Primary Care (Internal Medicine) | Endocrinology | Neurology | Podiatry | Pulmonary | Rheumatology
Endoscopy: The LRDC Endoscopy Center is an outpatient facility designed to provide maximum comfort, efficiency and safety to patients requiring endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopies, EGD's or bronchoscopies. It is licensed by the State of Arkansas as an ambulatory surgery center, is Medicare approved and must comply strictly with current rules and regulations to remain operational. The physician staff of the LRDC Endoscopy Center has met rigorous standards of training in the diagnostic and therapeutic issues relating to endoscopy procedures. The physicians are Board certified in their field and have extensive experience in all aspects of gastrointestinal or pulmonary disease.
Infusion Center: The LRDC Infusion Center offers comprehensive state-of-the-art care providing intravenous therapy for patients with various disease states including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus, osteoporosis, Crohn’s Disease, multiple sclerosis and others. The nursing staff is trained and experienced in all aspects of IV infusion to ensure that all medication is delivered safely and efficiently. The nurses work directly under the orders and supervision of your physician. Our patients get to know our team of nurses well, which builds trust and confidence, and places them at ease. Being in the clinic setting, there are no hospital registration forms to fill out and total infusion care may take less time. Our center provides a personal and quiet setting with comfortable infusion chairs, blankets, televisions and snacks. The center was designed to provide an additional service for LRDC patients. However, referrals from other physicians for qualified patients are accepted. The size of our clinic typically gives a cost effective advantage over other infusion centers or hospitals.
Imaging: Our Imaging Department performs tests and procedures on patients employing a staff that is licensed and certified by the State of Arkansas and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Equipped to perform routine diagnostic X-Rays, Bone densitometries (DEXA scans), diagnostic ultrasound Imaging and is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) to perform computerized tomography (CT scans), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scans), our physicians get the results quickly.
Laboratory: Hours: M-F, 7:30am-5pm. The laboratory at the Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic performs a large range of tests, averaging approximately 1,000,000 tests annually. Tests are performed by personnel that are CLIA-certified for high complexity laboratory testing. The laboratory adheres to strict testing standards. It is certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) through the Department of Health and Human Services. The lab was awarded the COLA Laboratory Excellence in April 2017. The COLA award signifies our laboratory's commitment to performing quality patient testing and overall laboratory practices.