UAMS Medical Center – University of Arkansas Medical Sciences 2018-07-13T15:09:55+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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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 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

Fort Smith Man Regains Vision After Nearly Two Years in the Dark

“He’s doing things again,” Karen Farris said. “He’s doing yardwork, planted a garden, watching baseball games, driving me crazy. He’s being the normal Mack and it’s great.”

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Mack Farris

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Kimberly Zimmer visits neurologist Rohit Dhall, M.D., to check the results of her deep brain stimulation surgery.

Essential Tremor Patient Says Surgery was Life-Changing

“I can sit and pay attention to my husband, carry on a conversation without feeling like I’m being watched. It’s been a blessing.”

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Kimberly Zimmer

Patient Finds Humor in Hairy Situation

“To me, the loss of hair is a badge of courage. I wasn’t ashamed of being bald.”

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Eric Ruschky

Columbia, South Carolina

Ed and Merdith Tinsley with Subaru, LLS 850 pixels

Subaru, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanketing Cancer Patients with Love

“I was told this was the place to be and I fully believe that."

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Will Jennings

Subaru Employee and Myeloma Patient

David Flory (r) and Rick Gautier (l) play a game of pickle ball.

Not a Step Slower: Knee Replacement Produce Maximum Strength, Mobility

“I wanted to test out my knee. I really expected I’d be a step slower or lose mobility and stability. I did not. I’m back as good as I was but with no pain. It’s like I’ve never had a knee problem.”

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David Flory

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Alissa Kanaan, M.D. examines her patient, Paul Campbell

Little Rock Musician: Surgery ‘Changed My Whole Life’

“I felt like I’d gone back in time. Every store in the mall has its own unique smell. It had been so long since I had experienced that. I totally forgot about those little things. Sometimes I would be walking with my mom next to me and I just stop and say, ‘Ma! Smell that!”

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Paul Campbell

Little Rock, Arkansas