501 Jack Stephens Drive
Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute, Second Floor
Little Rock, AR 72205
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 Neurosurgery Clinic
Your physician may refer you to UAMS for a variety of nervous system or spinal column issues, including:
- Seizure surgery
- Brain implants
- Pediatric neurosurgery
- Neuron-oncology, including brachytherapy and radiation surgery
Our team of neurosurgeons also is experienced in neuro-endocrinology and disorders affecting the spine and spinal cord. UAMS is also one of the few hospitals in the country that offers skull base surgery.
We can also help you with pain management, peripheral and cranial nerve surgery and treatment of vascular disease. Our state-of-the-art neurosurgical equipment includes intraoperative electrophysical monitoring.
Our services feature the Gamma Knife, the only one of its kind in Arkansas, which is used by our doctors to correct a wide variety of abnormalities in the brain and cervical spine, including:
- Metastatic, malignant and benign tumors
- Facial pain
- Vascular disorders, such as arteriovenous and cavernous malformations
We see patients from around the world, as our neurosurgeons are widely known for their surgical expertise as well as the personal attention patients receive. We are also home to Dr. M. Gazi Yasargil, internationally known as one of the pioneers of microneurosurgery, and named neurosurgeon of the century in 1999.
Parking is available in Parking 3 at the corner of Cedar and Capitol. Valet parking is available in front of the Spine Institute for a fee.
Directions From the Parking Area
- Take the Spine Institute bridge at Level 3A in Parking 3.
- Exit the walkway, clinic will be on the right.
Appointments with the Neurosurgery Clinic are by referral only. Please contact your primary care doctor or visit one of our doctors in the Center for Primary Care to obtain a referral.
Referring physicians can make an appointment by calling (501) 686-5270.
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 Neurosurgery Clinic
J. D. Day, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Noojan Kazemi, M.D. Neurosurgeon
T. W. Morris III, M.D. Neurosurgeon
T. Glenn Pait, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Viktoras Palys, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Erika A. Petersen, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Analiz Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. Neurosurgeon
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