Hip and Knee Orthopedics

Hip and Knee Orthopedics If you are having hip or knee pain and are looking for the best care, our hip and knee orthopedic surgeons at UAMS provide comprehensive, personalized evaluation and treatment for patients with the most severely damaged hips and knees due to arthritis or other conditions as well as patients who want [...]

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Cancer Researcher Published in New England Journal of Medicine

LITTLE ROCK – Identifying a patient’s genetic mutation led University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) physician-researcher Ling Gao, M.D., Ph.D., to an existing drug that eliminated the patient’s stage IV Merkel-cell carcinoma. Gao’s findings, made in collaboration with two other UAMS researchers, were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. Metastatic Merkel-cell [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments

Orthopaedic Clinic – West Little Rock

Orthopaedic Clinic- West Little Rock Aches and pains don't have to be a "normal" part of aging or the result of injuries. When your discomfort keeps you from doing the things you love to do, it's time to see one of our orthopaedic (orthopedic) experts. Conveniently located in West Little Rock (in addition to [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|0 Comments

UAMS Neighborhood Clinic – Rahling Road

UAMS Neighborhood Clinic - Rahling Road Located in the Chenal area of West Little Rock, our clinic offers the high quality of services provided by UAMS in the convenience of your neighborhood. Our caring and compassionate doctors provide personalized treatment, from annual exams and preventive care to specialists who can help you manage complex [...]

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Colitis Located in the abdomen, the colon, or large intestine, receives digested food products from the small intestine and pushes them out of the body. When the inner lining of the colon becomes inflamed, this is called colitis. Our experienced colorectal doctors are equipped to diagnosis and treat colitis. There are no set of causes [...]

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Diverticulitis Diverticula are small, bulging pouches located on the wall of the colon, or large intestine. If you have diverticula, you have diverticulosis, which usually goes unnoticed with no symptoms. However, if these diverticula become infected or inflamed from bacteria, it can evolve into diverticulitis, causing abdominal pain and other symptoms. There is no sure [...]

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Back Pain and Spine Care

Back Pain and Spine Care At some point in their lives, back pain affects about 80% of Americans. Low back pain is especially common. Back pain can be caused by a number of conditions. At UAMS, our experts have the experience and knowledge to provide excellent, individualized care for you no matter what your condition is. Our medical [...]

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Most lung cancer is caused by smoking, but some other exposures, such as radon, can cause lung cancer. And some people may develop it without any known risk factors. Lung cancer often develops with no symptoms or with symptoms [...]

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Orthopedic Trauma

Orthopedic Trauma If you are having a medical emergency, you should call 911 immediately. You never know when accidents are going to happen. With other medical conditions, often you are can take some time to research the best option for your condition. Traumatic injuries account for 140,000 deaths per year, and they are the leading cause [...]

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UAMS Radiation Oncology Center

UAMS Radiation Oncology Center If your doctor recommends radiation as part of your cancer treatment plan, our caring and compassionate specialists in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center provide cutting-edge medical care. Thanks to our new technology, patients have reduced treatment times and frequency, leading to a better quality of life. Using conventional radiotherapy equipment, [...]

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