Mountain View specialty clinic entrance

Superior Orthopaedic Care Close to Home

Mountain View Specialty Clinic provides residents across North Central Arkansas with a range of orthopaedic services, including surgery of the hand, shoulder, hip and knee as well as sports medicine, total joint replacement and fracture care. From diagnostics and preventative care to surgical procedures and recovery, our doctors and staff are specially trained to help keep you active and living life to its fullest.

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Dr. Varela is the only Board Certified Hand and Upper extremity surgeon in the North Central Arkansas region.

Total Joint Replacement

We routinely treat joint pain, including early and advanced osteoarthritis.

Sports Medicine

We focus on helping our patients improve their athletic performance, recover from injury and prevent future injuries.

Fracture Care

We offer comprehensive treatment of upper and lower extremity fractures involving children and adults.


The growing use of technology—especially computers and smartphones—has given to a rise in repetitive hand injuries, namely carpal tunnel and… Read more

wrapping hand

Shoulder and elbow injuries or joint complications have a variety of causes and can occur at any age. Sports and exercise, occupations and even a… Read more

shoulder x-ray review

Most often, pain in the hips is caused by normal wear and tear that comes with age. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to simply “live with… Read more

hip exam

Because they are key to full-range mobility, the knees and legs tend to be a primary location for sports injuries or signs of wear and tear due to… Read more

Knee exam
Shoulder & Elbow
Knee & Leg

Your Providers

Mountain View Specialty Clinic offers three surgeons to help you and your family. Read more about our physicians below.

Meet your Providers

Stryker Mako Robotic Capabilities

Mountain View Specialty Clinic along with Dr. Akins and Dr. Varela are proud to announce that we now offer patients robotic arm-assisted total joint replacement using Stryker Mako Robotic technology. Our hospital, Stone County Medical Center, is one of only seven facilities in the state to implement this cutting-edge technology.