Aches and pains don’t have to be a “normal” part of aging or the result of injuries. When your discomfort keeps you from doing the things you love to do, it’s time to see one of our orthopaedic (orthopedic) experts.
Conveniently located in West Little Rock on Autumn Road (in addition to our locations on the main campus and on Shackleford road), our services include nonsurgical and surgical treatment for:
- Hand, wrist and forearm
- Sports medicine and injuries
- Nonsurgical orthopedic treatment
- Spine and back care
Using our unsurpassed level of experience and expertise, our team provides you with the most comprehensive care possible. Whatever your orthopedic challenge, our physicians and staff work together to ensure that you receive complete care, with a personalized approach to your repair and recovery.
Some services in the Orthopedics Clinic require a referral for an appointment. Please call 501-526-1046 to find out if a referral is required before you make an appointment.
Although UAMS does not require a physician referral for some services in this clinic, some insurance providers require a referral for specialty care. Please check with your insurance provider before requesting an appointment.
What should I bring to the 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 X-rays related to your visit and slides or test results from other clinics.
For future appointments, please provide copies of X-rays and any additional updated medical and insurance information.
How do I request a prescription refill or contact a nurse from the clinic?
Please ask your pharmacy to send a refill request to our clinic, 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.
To speak to a nurse, call the clinic at 501-526-1046.
Dr. Mark Tait, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at UAMS, answers the question. He provides nonsurgical and surgical treatments to patients with conditions of and injuries to the hand, wrist, elbow and nerves.ur feet.