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Best, Thomas, M.D.

Arkansas Children's Hospital Primary Care Appointments: 501-364-1202 Specialty Care Appointments: 501-364-4000
Arkansas Children's Northwest Appointments: 479-725-6995
Jonesboro Clinic Appointments: 870-336-2175
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Thomas Best, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital. He is currently Medical Director of the Heart Station at ACH; a position in which he has served since 2012.


Dr. Best received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. After his residency in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, he completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Best came to UAMS/ACH in 2001.

Dr. Best is certified with the American Board of Pediatrics as well as the Sub-Board of Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. His interests include pediatric echocardiography, advanced imaging of ventricular function, fetal echocardiography and fetal arrhythmias including assessment by fetal magnetocardiography.