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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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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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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

Larry Guthrie, center, and his wife Anita talk to his daughter Kayla Webb, left, during a recent visit to Unity Health-White County Medical Center in Searcy. The Guthries were there to personally thank the hospital's care team and AR SAVES physician.

Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

If one of those links was missing, Larry Guthrie probably wouldn’t have survived. AR SAVES played a crucial role in responding to him in Searcy and transferring him to UAMS in the fastest possible way.”  — Benedict Tan, M.D.

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Larry Guthrie

Searcy, Arkansas

UAMS' Issam Makhoul, M.D., (right) and breast cancer survivors were honored Feb. 22 by the UALR men's and women's basketball teams for their annual Pink Night.

UALR Trojans ‘Pink Night’ Honors UAMS Breast Cancer Survivors, Doctor

“Attending two UALR basketball games and showing off what survivorship looks like was an offer I couldn’t refuse.”

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Kathy Hall

Breast Cancer Survivor

UAMS employee Beth Jacks is thankful she didn’t have to leave the state for treatment of her bone marrow disorder.

Myeloma Patient Beth Jacks Grateful for Treatment Close to Home

“Fortunately, I got to see the rock star of the myeloma world – Dr. Morgan,” she said, referring to Gareth Morgan, director of the Myeloma Institute. “I knew he was the guy that I needed to see.”

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Beth Jacks

Lonoke, Arkansas

Organ Recipient Befriends His Donor’s Family

“I cannot say enough about this family. They have become an extended family to us.”

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Ken Howard

Crawford County, Arkansas

Invasive Colon Cancer Caught Following Primary Care Visit

I'm grateful for the whole health care team at UAMS. From Dr. Smith for having the wherewithal to refer me for a colonoscopy to my follow-ups after surgery. I really think this is a good example of the system working.

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Blake Pond

Chief of staff at the UAMS Myeloma Institute