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

Family Finds Faith an Anchor During Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury

“It’s important to understand how much you can really lean on family and friends when you need them for strength.”

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Joshua Moody

Little Rock, Arkansas

Breast cancer survivor shares her story

After 57-Year Respite, Little Rock Woman Beats Breast Cancer a Second Time

“Dr. Ochoa came in smiling like it was Christmas. She was as happy as I was that I wasn’t going to need any other treatments,”

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Joyce Faulkner

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

new physical therapy treatments may reduce recovery time

New Physical Therapy Intervention Gets Patients Stronger, Faster

“Dance was so much easier. I don’t get tired as easily.”

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Addison Mann

Little Rock, Arkansas

Abby Ellington (left) dons pink boxing gloves for her ongoing fight against breast cancer. She is pictured with her surgeon, Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D.

After Mammogram Reveals Cancer, Mom of 3 Fights Back

“It has been a fight, but I came prepared. I am a conqueror, and I’m knocking out cancer. I will do everything I can to fight it.”

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Abby Ellington

Dallas Woman Calls UAMS Fertility Specialist her “Angel Doctor”

“I tell people about Dr. Richard-Davis in speaking engagements everywhere I go. She’s really been a blessing to me.”

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Porsha Hart

Targeted Prostate Biopsy Yields More Accurate Results

“I may be diagnosed with prostate cancer one day. But the earlier you catch it, the better your odds. So as long as I’m keeping my appointments and now with this targeted biopsy, I don’t worry about prostate cancer.”

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Stephen Hobbs