Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana-North

2400 St. Michael Dr., 2nd Floor
Texarkana, TX 75503

number of beds: 30

Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana-North is located within CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital on the campus of CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, a full spectrum healthcare facility whose central location allows it to serve residents of Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana-North opened in March 1998. Today it has a total of 30 long-term acute care beds to provide care to medically complex patients. These patients require extended acute care hospitalization with specialty programs focusing on ventilator dependency, wound care, and rehabilitation. Services provided by Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana-North include, but are not limited to, the following: 24-hour nursing care, acute and post-ICU medical care, ventilator care and weaning with 24-hour respiratory care, wound care, comprehensive inpatient physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation, cardiac monitoring, IV therapy, blood transfusions, dialysis, therapeutic nutritional support, pain management, case management, social work services, patient and family education.

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For referrals contact: Our Clinical Liaison (903) 614-7637 or (903) 614-7600

FY 2013 Quality Measures for Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana

Why Performance Matters

Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana values the patients that we serve and we have an overall goal of providing the very best care available to this vulnerable population. We have consistently outperformed national quality standards, in part by focusing our efforts to deliver care that is interdisciplinary, holistic, and which places the patient at the center of every activity. Our healthcare-acquired infection rates are extremely low and our ventilator weaning rates, as well as pressure wound healing rates, are excellent. When pain management is an issue for our patients we have a proven track record of addressing this need proactively and with quick response times. Dubuis Hospital of Texarkana provides excellent care and we have the statistics to prove it!  Please allow us the opportunity to serve your needs as we are certain that the experience will be second to none.

Regional Administrator: Holly Powell
With Dubuis Health System since the 2002 opening of Dubuis Hospital of Paris, Holly has served in the Administrator capacity since 2007. Powell earned both her MBA and BBA from Texas A&M, Commerce. Previous experience was gained in Human Resources at an area CHRISTUS Hospital and with Dubuis Hospital of Paris.

Regional Clinical Administrator: Fiona M. Adams RN, MS
Fiona M. Adams has been an RN for over 30 years. Although from Scotland, she received her initial RN degree in England. Since coming to the U.S. Fiona has worked in several facilities in both clinical and administrative roles.  She joined the CHRISTUS System in 2006, at CHRISTUS Spohn, and joined the Dubuis Family, as Director of Patient Care in Texarkana, in September, 2009.

Medical Director: Dewitt C. Fortenberry, MD
Dr. Dewitt Fortenberry is board certified in emergency medicine. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed his residency in 1994. Since then, Dr. Fortenberry has served as a physician medical staff member for several hospitals; served 9 years in the U.S. Army reserves with deployments in support of major initiatives including Operation Iraqi Freedom; taught as a clinical instructor at Howard University; is a designated doctor for the state of Texas; and serves as Medical Director for CHRISTUS HomeCare.

Nurse Practitioner: Susan Leftwich, APRN-BC
Susan serves both the North and South campuses. In 1998 she received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. Susan attended UAMS in Little Rock and received her Nurse Practitioner degree in 2007, She has worked in the respiratory critical care unit and ICU, ER trauma, Neuro ICU, Rehab care, and also was a University Nursing Instructor for two years.

Other Information

Visiting Hours—Visitors are welcome at any time with no set visiting hours. However, we do reserve the right to limit visitors and/or visiting hours due to the patient’s medical condition.

Hospital Main Number (903) 614-7600
Nurses Station (903) 614-7681
Administrator (903) 614-7605
Nursing Administration (903) 614-7691
Respiratory Coordinator (903) 614-7629
Case Manager (903) 614-7623
Grievance Contact: Fiona Adams (903) 614-7645
Texas Department of Health Complaint Hotline: (888) 973-0022