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Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

In Case of Inclement Weather: Check KTLO or our Facebook Page for Updates!

On Call Nurse Available 24/7

About Us

Lincoln Paden Medical Group is a family practice and  internal medicine  clinic providing comprehensive family, primary and preventative care. We provide these services for patients who live in the local area, as well as neighboring counties in Arkansas and Missouri. At  Lincoln Paden Medical Group, you and your entire family will be cared for by family and internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, and an office team that is dedicated to your care.


We offer EKG, Pulse Oximetry, Ear Lavage,  Workmen's Compensation, School/Sports/Work Physical Exams, Minor Surgical Procedures, Pulmonary Function Testing and Women's Health.

X-Rays and Lab Services are also available. Give us a call if you have any questions!

All Physicians are currently accepting new patients, from newborn and up!

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Meet the Staff

Dr. Lance Lincoln

Dr. Lance R. Lincoln, M.D.
Dr. Lincoln graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a BS in Biology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock, where he also completed his residency.Dr. Lincoln opened the Lincoln-Paden Clinic in 1990 and continues to practice there. Dr. Lincoln is board certified by the  American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. James Warr

Dr. James Warr, M.D.
Dr. James Warr specializes in Family Practice. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Cell Body, at University of Tennessee Knoxville. At the same university, he received his Master of Science, Physiology. He also attended St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies.

Dr. Shelley Warr

Dr. Shelley J. Warr, M.D.
Dr. Shelley Warr specializes in Internal Medicine. She graduated from Memphis State University with a BS in Biology. She went to medical school at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Dr. John Baltz, M.D.

Dr. Baltz completed his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Then completed his Doctorate at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency at John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency, Fort Worth TX.

He has a passion for caring for newborns to the elderly. We are proud to have attracted such a highly qualified medical professional to our practice!

Dr. Cara Ballard, M.D. 

Dr. Ballard has over 16 years of experience in Family Medicine, including all ages from newborn and up. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, before continuing on to her M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. A great addition to our team, Dr. Ballard is happily accepting new patients!

Kimberly Peters, APRN
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Kimberly Peters, APRN
Kimberly Peters specializes in Family Medicine .
She graduated from University of Northern Colorado.
Kim went to graduate school at Missouri State University.
She has a BSN and MSN in nursing.

Recent Events:

Introducing Dr. Ballard!

Dr. Cara Ballard, a family medicine specialist, will be joining our practice on January 1st. She is currently accepting new patients, from newborn and up!

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Holiday Hours


Closed the 22nd at noon. Reopened Monday the 27th.


Closed the 25th and 26th. 

New Years Day:


Additional Closings:

May 27th (Memorial Day)

July 4th

September 2nd (Labor Day)

Phone 870-425-3030
Fax 870-425-0633
405 Buttercup Dr. 
Mountain Home, Ar. 72653

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