Dr. Benafield of Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics Voted the Best

Dr. Laureen Benafield of Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics has been chosen by readers of Celebrate Arkansas for the Very Best Awards. 


Dr. Laureen Benafield joined MANA’s Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in September of 2000. She is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Dr. Laureen Benafield was voted as one of the Best Pediatricians by readers of AY Magazine in 2018 and one of the Best Pediatricians in Celebrate Arkansas Magazine in 2019. 

Dr. Benafield received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Happy patients talk about her kindness and compassion as well as her skill. “THE BEST physician I have ever seen,” said one mom. I wish she saw adults, too. I would love to have her as my doctor. She takes time to sit and talk to me and does a thorough exam on my child. 

“Dr. Benafield is great!” says another. “She is very welcoming and doesn’t rush.” 

Dr. Benafield is one of 19 doctors in Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics, the largest pediatric practice in Northwest Arkansas. Since 1983, NWAP has provided comprehensive care for children from infants to adolescents. They have locations in Fayetteville and in Pinnacle Hills.