901 Jones Road | Springdale, AR 72762
1201 NE Legacy Parkway | Bentonville, AR 72712
Referrals: 479-872-3377

Circle of Life Staff

Our Care Team

Dr. Stephen Carter, MD HMDC
Medical Director

Dr. Carter serves as Medical Director of Circle of Life Hospice and is a board certified Hospice Medical Director.  He joined Circle of Life in 2014 and serves in our Legacy Village facility. He graduated from UAMS College of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Hendrix College in Conway, AR. Prior to joining Circle of Life, he served as Medical Director of the Perry County Nursing Center and practiced at the Morrilton Medical Clinic for 26 years. He is board certified in Family Medicine.


Dr. Thomas E. Harris, MD
Hospice Physician

Dr. Tom Harris joined Circle of Life in 2019 and is an experienced hospice physician. He is board certified in Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Geriatrics. Prior to joining Circle of Life, Dr. Harris was a MANA Urgent Care physician. He has previously served as the Director of Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Mercy Fort Smith.  He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren.


Kenny Goff, MNSc, APRN

Kenny Goff serves as Nurse Practitioner with Circle of Life Hospice. He has over 35 years of RN experience in ICU, nursing education and cancer treatment. He has spent the last 11 years in hospice and palliative care and nine years with Circle of Life Hospice. He has a master’s degree for nurse practitioner at UAMS in Little Rock (where he was awarded the Sunderman Scholarship two consecutive years and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau).

Renee’ Sics, RN, BSN
Director of Inpatient Services

Cheri Lutz, RN, BSN
Director of Outpatient Services

Contact Information

901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762

1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712



Words of Thanks

  • Thank you so much for caring for our wonderful friends and families. Keep up the great work. We appreciate you so very much.
  • I just wanted to thank you so much for your help and kindness during my father's last days. You and your staff made a difficult situation so much easier for all involved. My family and I deeply appreciate all that you did for us.
  • Many thanks for the good care you gave our loved one.
  • Thank you for all the love, care and support you provided us. We are so grateful for our great opportunity to reconnect with mom and make lasting memories. You helped make mom's time with us better as she prepared you for her heavenly home.
  • The staff at Circle of Life will never know how much we appreciated the care given to our parents. Each of you is unique in your own ways.
  • Thank you for your wonderful care. Circle of Life is a wonderful place and we appreciate you all so much. Thank you for your kind and gentle care of our family member.
  • My family was so pleased with how you took such good care of my wife in her final days.
  • Thank you so much for the love and care of our loved one. Your kindness will live on in our hearts forever.
  • Your care of mom was such a blessing - at our home and at the hospice home. Such kindness and genuine love for those who are dying. You all provide such a valuable service. May God bless you in return.
  • Thank you so much for the excellent care of our loved one at this most difficult time of life.
  • Thank you so very much for the care and compassion you showed mom. She loved you all and you made her last year much better.
  • Many thanks to all of you for the wonderful thoughtfulness, care and kindness for our friend and his family in his final days.