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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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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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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

Beverly Smith is back to traveling with her husband and living life to its fullest after a hip replacement performed by UAMS's Paul Edwards, M.D.

Cabot Woman Back to Active Lifestyle after Hip Procedure

“I can do anything and I don’t hurt. With pain, you’re limited. Now I don’t feel any limitations to anything.”

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Beverly Smith

Cabot, Arkansas

UAMS patient Carye Beavers says the UAMS Pain Clinic greatly improved her quality of life.

Pennsylvania Woman Finds Better Life Through UAMS Pain Clinic

“Here, it’s not just a blanket, ‘this is what we do for everyone.’ They care about my life. I’m more than a folder they look at for five minutes before entering the room. I feel like they know me and they care. They’re treating me for my future and not just for today, giving me back hope for a quality of life that I had given up on.”

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Carye Beavers

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

UAMS patient Chris Wyrick (center) got a surprise visit from (from left) NFL trainer Abraham Holloway; former Seattle Seahawk Red Bryant; former Carolina Panther Dante Wesley; and Cincinnati Bengal Michael Johnson.

NFL Players Pay Surprise Visit to UAMS Cancer Institute

“Coming back every year gives me perspective. The ultimate goal in life is good health, but cancer can affect anybody. We need to understand what other people are going through so we can make a difference in their lives and stay focused on what’s important in our own.”

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Clinton McDonald

Denver Broncos defensive tackle

 

Kathy Kupka produced humorous greeting cards to help her as she fought myeloma.

Long-Term Myeloma Survivor Uses Photos, Humor to Inspire

“Anytime anyone asks me to talk to someone who’s been newly diagnosed, I always highly recommend they come here. You feel confident when you’re here. It’s a research center and they are the experts.”

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Kathy Kupka

Leesburg, Virginia

Karissa Newby (left) catches up with fellow NICU mom Lindsey Taylor. Their children, Kortlyn (left) and Kamdyn were born Nov. 2015.

NICU Graduates Show off Growth in 7th Annual Reunion

“Our babies are our super heroes. So many parents look forward to seeing their primary care nurses and doctors again. They’re excited to show off their graduates and how much they’ve grown.”

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Rebecca Sartini, D.N.P

Assistant director of nursing for newborn intensive care at UAMS