At UAMS, we are the premier provider of genetics services in Arkansas and also offer services not available elsewhere in our region.

Our physicians are the only board certified medical geneticists in the state and offer the following services:

Services and Treatments


Dr. Kent McKelvey is a medical geneticist who is board certified in family medicine and genetics. He provides genetic testing as well as medical treatment for his patients and specializes in the treatment of patients with Down syndrome. To schedule an appointment, please visit

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