- Phone: (501) 940-5352
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties:Correctional Healthcare
Specialty Focus:Prison Medicine, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Inmate Medical Care, NCCHC Standards, Medical Site Director, Prison Physician
Education:CCHP, National Commission on Correctional Health Care; Family Practice Residency , Arkansas Health Education Center NE, Jonesboro, Arkansas; M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas
Years in Practice:20+
Dr. Hearyman has over 20 years of experience as a practicing physician; thirteen years in private family practice, and over 7 years as a site Medical Director for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He has over 6 years of experience providing medical care via telemedicine. As a former high school teacher and coach, he enjoys the educational aspect of helping his patients. He is a motivator of patients to take ownership of their health. As a patient advocate, he empowers participating patients in a joint decision-making process: 1) by engaging in an informed risk/benefit discussion, 2) and by implementing a health care plan for those needing inspiration and encouragement to embrace a more proactive approach to the optimization of their health. Dr. Hearyman has experience in fiction and non-fiction writing. None of his work has been made available for publishing at this time. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted.