You can’t predict an emergency, but when one strikes, UAMS Medical Center is the only adult Level 1 Trauma Center in Arkansas, as recognized by the American College of Surgeons. UAMS Health is also home to the first and only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Arkansas.
As the only academic medical center in Arkansas, UAMS offers the most comprehensive 24-hour emergency facilities, technology, and expertise.
Outside of UAMS Health Medical Center, many of our emergency care providers are on staff at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Choose UAMS in an emergency
UAMS is prepared to treat patients with a wide range of medical needs from those who are critically ill or injured to those with minor illnesses or injuries. If needed, our emergency and trauma doctors have immediate access to our in-house specialists such as orthopedic/trauma surgeons, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, and others. Many of the state’s top doctors in their field are on staff at UAMS and are just a phone call away.
Through the enhanced facilities in our hospital, we have taken emergency and trauma medical care to a new level. We offer our patients state-of-the-art life-saving expertise and technologies blended with a patient-friendly design.