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Deanna Matlock, MSN

  • July 18
  • Keegan Wright

Deanna Matlock is a highly skilled healthcare professional with a passion for pain management. She graduated from Walden University with a Master's in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice.
Originally from Texarkana, Arkansas, Deanna has always had a strong commitment to providing quality care to her community. With 7 years of nursing experience, she has developed a deep understanding of cardiac and neurosurgical care, allowing her to deliver exceptional care to her patients. Deanna's warm and compassionate nature, combined with her advanced clinical skills, make her a trusted healthcare provider. She strives to build strong relationships with her patients, ensuring they feel heard, respected, and well-cared for throughout their healthca

Melissa Keesee, APRN

  • September 22
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When it comes to patient care, Nurse Practitioner Melissa Keesee's approach is simple: provide the best quality care equally to all who she comes in contact with and make a lasting impact on each patient's life. She works in conjunction with Dr. Abraham and the other Physicians and APRNs of Advanced Interventional Pain Management. Melissa started out as a registered nurse in 1993 after graduating from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.  After spending time developing her nursing career and raising her three children, Melissa graduated from Walden University with honors in 2020 with a Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Keesee is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American/Arkansas Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her focus is ensuring the patients of Advanced Interventional Pain Management feel confident in her care while knowing she

Annie Sparks, PA-C

  • September 21
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Born and raised in Texarkana, Texas, Annie Sparks graduated from Texas High School, received her bachelors of science in Biology from the University of Washington, Masters in Medical Science and Molecular Medicine from Liberty University, and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from South College. She brings a holistic approach to pain management with individualized and compassionate care, treating patients like family. She and her husband Matt moved back to the Texarkana area with their son where they enjoy exploring what Texarkana and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Peggy Wren, APRN

  • August 21
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About Peggy Wren, APRN

Peggy Wren, APRN, MSN, FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner who is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is proud to provide compassionate care to patients at Advanced Interventional Pain Management, with locations in Hot Springs, Little Rock, Texarkana, El Dorado, Arkadelphia, and Mena, Arkansas. Peggy is currently licensed to practice in the state of Arkansas and has special interests in family care and pain management. She graduated from the University of Kansas in Lawrence with a Bachelor of Science in nursing and obtained a Master of Science in nursing in family practice from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Illinois. Her previous experience includes a strong background working in primary and critical care nursing. She believes in developing strong relationships in order to provide personalized care that is tailored to meet each patient's specific needs. Peggy is married with three children

Ryan Stuckey, MD

  • August 21
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About Dr. Stuckey

Ryan V. Stuckey MD is an Anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in interventional pain management. Dr. Stuckey grew up in Bryant, Arkansas and completed his undergraduate training at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He later earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). After graduating from medical school he stayed at UAMS to complete his residency in Anesthesiology, serving as chief resident his final year. After residency he then went on to complete a chronic pain fellowship at the University of North Carolina. At Advanced Interventional Pain Management, Dr. Stuckey’s treatment goal is to reduce pain and improve functional capacity utilizing minimally invasive fluoroscopic-guided procedures in order to decrease reliance on medication. He believes each patient experiences pain differently and understands the importance of creating a personalized treatme

Jacob Abraham, MD

  • August 21
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About Dr. Abraham

Anesthesiologist and pain management physician, Jacob E. Abraham, MD, is the founder of Advanced Interventional Pain Management, with locations in Hot Springs, Little Rock, Texarkana, El Dorado, Arkadelphia, and Mena, Arkansas. Dr. Abraham grew up in Georgia, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in microbiology at the University of Georgia in Athens. He then obtained his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Afterward, he completed his training in anesthesiology and pain management at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Abraham moved to Arkansas in the mid-1990s and has been practicing pain management in the Hot Springs area since 1996. His area of specialty focuses on minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedures performed under X-ray guidance to reduce patients’ chronic spine-related pain. Some of the common procedures he performs include epidural steroids, sacroiliac joint inje