UAMS  — University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, we are the home of the state’s only academic health sciences center. With clinics covering nearly every medical specialty, our research and educational programs inspire new knowledge that results in better diagnosis and more advanced patient care.

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With state-of-the-art medical care available only at an academic medical center, our team of experts offers the best in personalized medicine.


Providing subspecialty orthopedic care unlike anywhere else in the state, we offer surgical and nonsurgical treatments in locations that are easy to access.


The Jones Eye Institute is dedicated to providing excellent care using innovative and advanced treatment options based on the latest research and technology.


Treating patients from around the world, our neurosurgeons are widely known for their surgical expertise and patient- and family-centered care.


When you trust our highly trained and skilled heart and vascular doctors with your health, you can be sure that you are in good hands.

Women's Health

From yearly exams to the most technical specialized procedures, our caring and compassionate experts provide personalized treatment for women of all ages.

Primary Care

Patient-Centered Medical Home -- We combine the science of medicine with the art of delivering outstanding medical care.

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Christopher Westfall

Dr. Christopher Westfall

Dr. Westfall is the Chairman of the Department of Opthalmology and Director of Jones Eye Institute

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​Physician Ratings

​Physician Ratings

Our patient satisfaction ratings are posted to provide the information you need to make informed decisions about your health care.

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Dr. Lowry Barnes - Orthopedics

Dr. Lowry Barnes - Orthopedics

Using the latest procedures and treatments, Dr. Lowry Barnes provides personalized care to patients with a wide variety of conditions and diseases of the hip and knee joints.

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Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis - Women's Health

Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis - Women's Health

Highly trained and educated as an OB/GYN specialist, Dr. Richard-Davis offers state-of-the art treatment to fertility and menopausal patients

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Dr. Gareth Morgan -  Myeloma Institute

Dr. Gareth Morgan - Myeloma Institute

Backed by cutting-edge research that leads to scientific breakthroughs, the Myeloma Institute offers innovative treatments tailored to each patient’s specific disease.

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Patient Stories

Jimmy Roberts, 50, of Arkadelphia had chronic back pain for many years. He recently became one of the first patients in the world to receive a newly-approved device that will allow patients to receive full-body MRI scans.

UAMS Among First to Implant MRI-Friendly Device for Pain

“I definitely saw a difference. It was a lot less pain,” Roberts said. “That’s why I decided to go ahead with the permanent surgery.”

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Jimmy Roberts

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Since a procedure to insert a Boston Keratoprosthesis, an artificial cornea, Mary Green is seeing better than she has in more than 30 years.

Gravette Woman’s Sight Restored After Specialist Joins UAMS

“Dr. Goyal is a miracle worker. “I will probably treasure her for the rest of my life because it’s so special. A lot of people take their sight for granted. Don’t.”

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Mary Green

Gravette, Arkansas

Mohammed Moursi, M.D., performed the first z-fen graft procedure at UAMS on Glenn Harvey, of Star City. The z-fen graft is minimally invasive compared to standard grafts, meaning shorter hospital stays and quicker recoveries.

Star City Man First at UAMS to Receive Z-Fen Graft

“I’m real proud of what they’ve done. I don’t think I’d have had very long if they hadn’t done it.”

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Glenn Harvey

Star City, Arkansas


Stroke Program Helps Lower Arkansas to Sixth from First in Stroke Deaths

“I’m thankful they were there to save my life. That’s really what it was. AR SAVES and the medical center were very responsive, and as far as I can see, it’s a good program. It works, obviously."

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Nicholas Shelton

Crossett, Arkansas


Benton Woman Finds Relief from Knee Pain

“It has been wonderful getting back to doing things with my children and grandchildren, like playing ball or going for a hike.”

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Peggy Kinkaid

Benton, Arkansas