UAMS Medical Center – University of Arkansas Medical Sciences 2018-09-19T11:02:10+00:00

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.


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


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


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.


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 Ophthalmology 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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Patient Stories

Chad King

First Act After Hearing Loss Surgery: Propose to Fiancé

“Losing my hearing felt like setback after setback. Now it’s the opposite. Every day, I get to watch my hearing get better and better.”

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Chad King

Redfield, Arkansas

Oklahoman Glad He Was in Arkansas When He Had Rare Stroke

"We want the state of Oklahoma to do this. How many people don’t get treated because they don’t have the access through something like AR SAVES?”

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Rebecca Koger

Fort Smith Woman has Fewer Seizures Thanks to Surgical Implant

"My energy levels have gone up. I’m no longer feeling depressed. It makes me happy to tell other people about it because I feel like a lot of people living with epilepsy don’t know about this option.”

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Tori Hatcher

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Patient Uses FaceTime to Call Family During Brain Surgery

“We were able to talk to him and he sounded calm. It felt better to hear straight from him. He was telling jokes and seemed to be doing very well.”

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Brittany Stephenson

Horatio, Arkansas

UAMS Colorectal Surgeon: Know the Symptoms and Your Surgeon

“I wanted to go to UAMS because I felt like all the doctors would get together and talk about what’s going on with me. And that’s exactly what happened.”

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Keith Maddison

Doris Carter, treated for sickle cell anemia at UAMS

Living with Sickle Cell, Pine Bluff Woman Retains Joy

"I’m fortunate enough that I only have to come into the hospital about twice a year.”

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Doris Carter

Pine Bluff

Volunteer provides an eye exam to a student

UAMS Volunteers Provide Free Eye Exams, Glasses to Local Students

“Transportation is sometimes one of the biggest barriers to getting kids the follow-up they need, so we wanted to take care of that for them.”

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Katie Brown, O.D.