Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic
501 Jack Stephens Drive
Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute, Third Floor
Little Rock, AR 72205
- Clinic Phone Number
- (501) 686-5878
- Appointment Phone Number
- (501) 686-8000
New and Returning Patients
- Mon - Fri
- 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
If you are in need of urgent or emergency care call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department at your local hospital.
If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath, do not come to UAMS or any other doctor’s office, urgent care clinic or emergency room without first calling and getting instructions.
If someone needs urgent medical care and could have been exposed to COVID-19, tell the operator when you call 911.
Outpatient Visitor Guidelines
Due to an increase in COVID-19 patients in Arkansas and across the country, UAMS is implementing new visiting policies for our clinics. Effective March 20, 2020, patients must come to their visit alone, unless there are special needs such as:
- Patients undergoing a procedure that requires a driver
- Minor patients
- Patients in a wheelchair who need assistance
Visitors must be 18 or older and pass a health screening before entering a UAMS building.
About Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic
At UAMS, our ENT specialists treat a wide variety of conditions and disorders related to the ear, nose and throat. Subspecializing in more than a dozen areas, our otolaryngologists (ENT doctors) provide both surgical and nonsurgical treatments.
Whether you are struggling with seasonal or specific food allergies, the experts at UAMS can help you manage allergies. We also provide state-of-the-art reconstructive surgery, cosmetic or functional, for abnormalities of the face and neck. For patients who have sleep issues such as snoring or sleep apnea, our specialists provide the best in medical care.
Our clinic offers many services for common nasal and sinus disorders and specialized care for more complex conditions. The ENT Clinic has in-office endoscopic nasal examinations available. We offer a variety of different surgical procedures:
- Turbinate reduction
- Polyp removal
- Endoscopic sinus surgery
- Fungal sinus surgery
How do I request a prescription refill or contact a nurse from the clinic?
Please call the clinic directly, or you can request prescription refills during your appointment. If you originally filled your prescription at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, you can also refill your prescription online using MyChart.
Parking is available in Parking 3 at the corner of Cedar and Capitol. Valet parking is available in front of the Stephens Spine Institute.
Directions From the Parking Area
- Go to level 3A in the parking deck and follow signs to Elevator G
- Take Elevator G to the 3rd floor
The Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic is a self-referral clinic. Although UAMS does not require a referral for this clinic, some insurance providers require a referral for specialty care. Please check with your insurance provider prior to requesting an appointment. You may request an appointment by calling the main UAMS appointment line.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
For your first appointment, please bring a photo ID and your insurance card along with a list of any medications you’re taking, including over-the-counter medications. You should also bring any medical records you can provide, including slides or test results from other clinics.
For future appointments, please provide updated medical and insurance information.
UAMS MyChart is a patient portal that gives you free, secure 24-hour online access to your health information. You can see your lab and test results, send messages to your doctor, make appointments, refill prescriptions and pay your bills. Ask your clinic staff or hospital nurse how to sign up for UAMS MyChart.
Providers at Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic
Jennings Russell Boyette, M.D. Otolaryngologist
Anndi E. Cranford, M.N.Sc., APRN, FNP-C Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
John L. Dornhoffer, M.D. Otolaryngologist
Alissa Kanaan, M.D. Otolaryngologist
Gresham T. Richter, M.D. Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Brenda O. Speed, APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
James Y. Suen, M.D. Otolaryngologist
Ozlem E. Tulunay Ugur, M.D. Otolaryngologist
David D. Walker, M.D. Otolaryngologist
UAMS providers care for a broad range of conditions, some of which may not be listed below.
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Balance Problems
- Chronic Mastoiditis
- Ear Disorders
- Ear Infection (Middle Ear)
- Evoked Potentials
- Hearing Disorders
- Hearing Loss
- Meniere’s Disease
- Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs)
- Perforation of the Tympanic Membrane
- Sleep Apnea
- Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome (SCDS)
- Vestibular/Inner Ear Balance Disorders
Medical Treatments and Procedures Performed
UAMS providers perform and prescribe a broad range of treatments and procedures, some of which may not be listed below.
Areas of Expertise Represented at Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic
Otolaryngology is the field of medicine that focuses on conditions and disorders related to the ear, nose and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck. Otolaryngologists (or …