Dr. Kenneth Prather has joined the Ashley County Medical Center team, leading the Ashley County Medical Center Advanced Wound Healing Center, Wound Clinic.
A native of El Dorado, Arkansas, Prather received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1981. At the start of his career, Dr. Prather worked in El Dorado and other small surrounding towns’ emergency departments, and has been medical director for the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in El Dorado the past 11 years.
“Dr. Prather is a tremendous asset not only to ACMC, but to our region,” said Ashley County Medical Center CEO Phillip Gilmore. “We are excited to have Dr. Prather join our ACMC family in Emergency Medicine and as our Wound Care Specialist. We are looking forward to growing our Wound Care program in an effort to better serve our community.”
The ACMC Advanced Wound Healing Center, Wound Clinic consists of physicians and registered nurses who have received special training in wounds. All staff are dedicated to the common goal of healing wounds.
Dr. Prather and his team will assess wound and discuss treatment options with you. ACMC Advanced Wound Healing Center believes it is imperative that you be involved in the decision making regarding your care. A wide range of wounds are seen such as, radiation tissue damage, soft tissue infections, osteoradionecrosis, compromised skin grafts, osteomyelitis, non-healing surgical wounds, diabetes related wounds, trauma wounds, radiation cystitis/proctitis, various types ulcers: pressure, venous, arterial, and more.
Dr. Prather is married to Claudia Prather, and have two sons, Dr. Brenton Prather, DDS, and Kyle Kennerly. Dr. Prather and Claudia have two beloved pets, Norwich Terriers, Abey and Madie. Outside of work Dr. Prather enjoys traveling, sports, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.
ACMC Wound Clinic is located in Ashley Specialty Clinic on the campus of Ashley County Medical Center, 1015 Unity Road, Crossett, AR 71635. For more information call 870-364-1299.