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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Neurosciences

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



Cancer

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



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.



Orthopedics

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



Heart

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.



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. 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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M.J. Orellano - Physical Therapy

M.J. Orellano - Physical Therapy

From elite athletes to the barely fit, M.J. enjoys working with her patients to help them achieve their goals.    

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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

UAMS neurosurgeon Erika Petersen, M.D. shows Darius Hoppis an electrode similar to the one she put in his brain during surgery.

Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Lets Teen Walk and Run

“Dr. Petersen completely changed his life. She changed all our lives.”

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Rena Hoppis

Western Grove, Arkansas

Patient Stories
2015-12-08T11:15:57+00:00

Rena Hoppis

Western Grove, Arkansas

UAMS neurosurgeon Erika Petersen, M.D. shows Darius Hoppis an electrode similar to the one she put in his brain during surgery.
“Dr. Petersen completely changed his life. She changed all our lives.” Learn more
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Melanoma Survivor Kenneth Wolfe Celebrates Life and Hope

"Arkansas should be proud to have such a fine facility as UAMS here in our state."


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Kenneth Wolfe

Melanoma survivor

Patient Stories
2016-01-06T12:24:33+00:00

Kenneth Wolfe

Melanoma survivor

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“Arkansas should be proud to have such a fine facility as UAMS here in our state.” Watch the video
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Little Rock Mom Thankful for Beating Colon Cancer

“I had the most amazing experience at UAMS. Both of my doctors were wonderful. They went above and beyond to take care of me, and I can’t thank them enough.”

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Alice Rogers

Little Rock

Patient Stories
2016-02-01T08:31:32+00:00

Alice Rogers

Little Rock

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“I had the most amazing experience at UAMS. Both of my doctors were wonderful. They went above and beyond to take care of me, and I can’t thank them enough.” learn more
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Research Support Offices Become Holiday Heroes for Leukemia Patient

“Jennifer and I have worked together for so long she knew who to contact,” Annis said. “Luckily Jennifer included several of the appropriate people on campus and had already talked to the company.”

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Sandy Annis

Director, Clinical Trials Office, UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Patient Stories
2016-02-01T15:04:43+00:00

Sandy Annis

Director, Clinical Trials Office, UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

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“Jennifer and I have worked together for so long she knew who to contact,” Annis said. “Luckily Jennifer included several of the appropriate people on campus and had already talked to the company.” learn more
Terry Bradshaw tells the UA Board of Trustees that before his knee replacement surgery he was in "100 percent acute pain." Five weeks later, he is now pain free.

Terry Bradshaw Sings UAMS Praises After Knee Replacement

“You should be extremely proud of what you’re doing here, with what you’ve got here. … From a patient and an outsider, I’m very impressed.”

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Terry Bradshaw

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback

Patient Stories
2016-02-03T09:33:24+00:00

Terry Bradshaw

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback

Terry Bradshaw tells the UA Board of Trustees that before his knee replacement surgery he was in "100 percent acute pain." Five weeks later, he is now pain free.
“You should be extremely proud of what you’re doing here, with what you’ve got here. … From a patient and an outsider, I’m very impressed.” learn more