Robert Sanders, DO

Director of OPP Integration; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency at the Tulsa Medical Center. Married to Wanda for 31 years. We have many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Practiced internal medicine with Cooper Clinic and emergency medicine with Mercy Hosp in Fort Smith for about 15 years before getting the opportunity of starting my own clinic in Lavaca. I founded the first School based Community clinic in Arkansas with the help of the school superintendent and Tobacco Grant money. Wanda and I like to run. We have run over 100 half marathons and at least one half marathon in every state.


  • Sallisaw High School
  • SWOSU School of Pharmacy, B.S. Pharmacy
  • OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Past President of Sebastion County Medical Society
  • Past President of Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Past President of the Arkansas Board of Health
  • Past Treasurer and Board Member of the Arkansas Medical Society

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Sports medicine