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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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Services

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.



Neurosciences

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



Eye

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



Orthopedics

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



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.



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. 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

UAMS Graduate students collecting school supplies for flood victims

Graduate Students Collecting School Supplies for Louisiana Children

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is collecting school supplies and toiletries for students at the McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School for Visual and Performing Arts in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Tiffany Miles

Graduate student in the biochemistry department

Ricky Mays says he is grateful for the doctors and nurses at UAMS.

UAMS Nurses Spring into Action after Visitor Has Stroke

"I’m thankful for the doctors and nurses. I’m glad I was here, real glad. God works miracles. I know I wouldn’t be where I’m at, the way I am now, if I hadn’t been at UAMS when I had the stroke. God was certainly looking out for me.”

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Ricky Mays

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Janet Boxx (center) with her husband, David, and three daughters, Gracen (far left), Bethany and Katelyn (far right). Gracen was severely injured in a 2013 car accident in which her sisters died.

Following Trauma, Arkansas Woman Hopes to Counsel Others

“Our care was phenomenal. Every nurse, the people who brought meals, the people who cleaned the floors. They would ask us, ‘Is there anything I can do for you?’ That was huge to me.”

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Janet Boxx
Bentonville, Arkansas

Thanks to an artificial cornea procedure, offered only in Arkansas at the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at UAMS, Jessica Ferguson can see again.

Artificial Cornea Procedure Restores Arkansas Woman’s Vision

“I can go on walks by myself, I can help the kids with their homework. It’s given me my independence back.”

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Jessica Ferguson

Little Rock, Arkansas

William Cooney

Sickle Cell Program Going Strong

“Sometimes people try to get me to go to other hospitals, but I tell them, ‘I’ve been going to UAMS my whole life, and I’m not changing,’”


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William Cooney

Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Terrance Griffine

Pine Bluff Man Confident after Significant Scar Removal

“I go out more, I hang out with friends and family, visit museums and amusement parks. I’m happy to be able to see the world with confidence.”

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Terrance Griffin
Pine Bluff, Arkansas