Joseph Hackler, DO, FACC

Dr. Hackler graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Health and Sport Sciences in biology before earning his medical degree from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Dr. Hackler is board certified in Internal Medicine and Adult Echocardiography and is board eligible in Cardiovascular Disease.


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Emory University Affliated Hospitals

Medical Degree

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


  • BA, Hendrix College, 1987
  • MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1991

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Society of Cardiovascular CT
  • Arkansas Medical Society