NARMC welcomes Dr. Jon Blake, Orthopedic Surgeon,

Oct 18, 2023 at 08:30 pm by Staff

HARRISON – North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) is delighted to introduce Dr. John E. Blake, DO, a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, as the newest addition to its esteemed team of medical professionals.

Orthopedic surgery plays a pivotal role in addressing conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, offering relief from pain, restoring mobility, and enhancing the quality of life. Dr. Blake has devoted his career to delivering compassionate and advanced orthopedic care.

Blake, originally from Missouri, achieved Summa Cum Laude distinction at the University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed his internship at the Park Lane Medical Center in Kansas City and finalized his residency at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, with rotations in pediatrics and trauma.

From an early age, Dr. Blake demonstrated a knack for working with his hands and achieved notable milestones, including the rank of Eagle Scout. His dedication to helping others, a trait cultivated during his upbringing, continues to shape his role as an orthopedic surgeon.

Sammie Cribbs, NARMC President and CEO, stated, “We are honored to welcome Dr. Blake and his family to NARMC! This is an incredible addition to our comprehensive medical team and we are looking forward to expanding orthopedic services in our community!”

With an impressive career spanning over two decades, Dr. Blake consistently showcases a commitment to outstanding patient care, cutting-edge surgical techniques, and a profound understanding of orthopedic medicine. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of orthopedic procedures, including joint replacements, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, fracture treatment, arthritis management, tendonitis/bursitis, carpal tunnel care, trauma treatment, and minimally invasive options.

Blake employs a holistic approach, complemented by a patient-centric philosophy, ensuring that each patient receives personalized treatments tailored to their unique requirements. He is available to treat patients of all age groups and has a special affinity for caring for athletes and individuals with aging joints.

Known for their patient-centered approach, Dr. Blake firmly believes in establishing strong partnerships with patients to comprehend their specific needs and concerns. This approach ensures that treatment plans are customized for each individual, optimizing the potential for successful outcomes and speedy recoveries.

Blake has been happily married to Aimee for 35 years, and together, they have three children and three grandchildren.

“As a surgeon, I eagerly anticipate the opportunity to establish my practice in North
Arkansas for multiple reasons. Firstly, the hospital and community embody the kind of supportive environment that fosters strong doctor-patient relationships, making it an ideal place to provide personalized care. Secondly, the natural beauty of this area, with its landscapes, rivers, lakes, and outdoor recreational opportunities, not only enriches my personal life but also offers therapeutic benefits to my patients during their recovery process. Moreover, North Arkansas is an area with growing
healthcare needs, and I am excited to contribute my skills and expertise to meet those demands. This move represents a chance to make a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of the residents, and I look forward to becoming an integral part of this community.”

As NARMC continues to evolve as a center of medical excellence, the addition of Dr. Blake reinforces the hospital's commitment to continue delivering advanced and compassionate orthopedic care to the region.

Dr. Blake's office will be situated at the Med Plaza, conveniently located at 1401 Hwy 65 N, Suite 210.

To discover more about Dr. Jon Blake and the orthopedic services he provides, please reach out to 870-414-5600 or visit our website,

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