Dr. Smith received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina. She completed her residency at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in 1993. Dr. Smith is an established physician and has been in private practice since 1993, practicing in gynecology and obstetrics since 1998. In 2004 Dr. Smith expanded her practice to include the treatment of varicose veins. In 2009 she became the first Diplomat of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine in the state of Arkansas. In 2011 Dr. Smith refocused her practice to the treatment of vein disorders, chronic venous ulcers, and aesthetic treatments. Dr. Smith and her licensed ultrasound staff are IAC accredited for peripheral venous studies.
Janet Newman is a Fort Smith native. She is a graduate of the Westark Nursing Program, and has been a practicing registered nurse for over 20 years. Janet has been working with Dr. Basinger since 2003, initially focusing on the treatment of spider veins. Janet is an Aesthetic Nurse Injector, starting in 2011 after being personally mentored by Therese Jenkins, PA, and continues to further her skills with personal, hands-on training to provide patients with the latest and most advanced techniques using Dermal Fillers, Neurotoxins and Skin Rejuvination. Past education for Facial Aesthetic Injections, Laser and Light treatments include: Allergan, Galderma, Merz, Palette Resources in Los Angeles, CA, Clearskin Laser Institute in Phoenix, AZ, Sciton and the Aesthetic Extender Symposium.
Elizabeth has always shown a keen interest in the beauty industry from a young age. She was crowned Miss UAFS in 2018 and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2020 from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Elizabeth gained valuable clinical experience as an RN at OU Medical Center in the emergency room where she learned the art of patient interview, interaction and assessment. She is currently in her final rotations of her Master of Science in Nursing degree through Purdue University, where she will become a Nurse Practitioner. Elizabeth’s favorite part of being a cosmetic RN is taking the aesthetic aspects and combining those with current medicine practices to create a customized comprehensive treatment plan.