WEST PLAINS, Mo – Family Nurse Practitioner Amber Long has joined
the medical team at Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Thayer/Mammoth Spring
Family Medicine, located at 1375 Nettleton, Thayer.
Long previously worked for North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Harrison,
AR; and St. Bernard’s Medical Center, Jonesboro, AR. She holds a
Master of Science from Walden University, Minneapolis; and Bachelor of
Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University, Jonesboro.
Long is originally from Jonesboro, AR and has relocated to Cherokee Village,
AR with her two children. Her family is excited to explore Lake Thunderbird
and its activities. Long comes from a family of healthcare providers.
Her mother of Harrison, AR, is a Nurse Practitioner and her grandmother
was a registered nurse.
Long says she was happy to join OMC as she admires the service culture
and appreciates the growth that she has witnessed. “We are very
excited to welcome Ms. Long to the OMC family,” said Pam Ream, Vice
President, OMC Medical Group. “Her appreciation for the local community
and years of experience, make her an excellent provider.”
Fair joins Dr. Sarah Williams, and Nurse Practitioners Leslie Batterton,
and Sheila Marler. OMC's family medicine clinics are committed to
improving the quality of life for all the people in the region through
Services available for adults and children include X-ray, limited lab services,
Workman’s Comp, drug screens, physicals, diabetes care, physical
therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Patients are seen Monday
through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information or to make
an appointment, please call OMC Thayer/Mammoth Spring at 417-264-7136.
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care
and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral
healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital
cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more
than 364,000 patient visits annually, in South Central Missouri and Northern
Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit
Amber Long, Family Nurse Practitioner, OMC Thayer/Mammoth Spring