In our Rheumatology Clinic, UAMS doctors who specialize in rheumatology and immunology are committed to caring for patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the most crippling form of arthritis, as well as other diseases of the joints, tendons and connective tissues in the body.
At UAMS, we will chart a course to provide you with effective, personalized care. Since we are a teaching hospital, we are on top of the latest medications and treatments to help you live life to the fullest.
All of our rheumatology doctors are board certified in their specialty and in internal medicine. So they are among the top doctors in Arkansas for diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases. We are experts in the treatment of all forms ofinflammatory arthritisas well as autoimmune diseases such as lupus. Our rheumatology services are located in the Orthopedic Clinic.
We have access to powerful imaging tools, including computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), along with a complete battery of tests for diagnosis and treatment. For nonsurgical treatments, we have an excellent team of therapists, occupational therapists and physiatrists at UAMS. When surgical options are required, our rheumatologists work in close collaboration with their UAMS colleagues in orthopedic surgery and hand therapy to ensure comprehensive care.
To continue our quest to offer the best care for our patients, UAMS is opening a new infusion center to treat our rheumatoid arthritis patients, improving patient convenience and access.
Read about Teddy Jones, one of our arthritis patients.
Please contact us to learn more about our rheumatology and immunology services.
Appointments with the Rheumatology 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.
If you prefer to call and request an appointment, please call 501-603-1919 for new patients, returning patients and referral appointments.
What should I bring to the appointment?
For your first appointment, please bring a picture ID and your insurance card. The UAMS medical staff will also need information about any medications you’re taking, including over-the-counter medications. You should also bring any medical records you can provide, including x-rays and test results from other clinics.
For future appointments, please provide copies of any additional x-rays or test results, and advise us of any changes in your insurance information or your medications.
How do I request a prescription refill or contact a nurse from the clinic?
Call the clinic at 501-603-1919, 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. The clinic’s fax number is 501-526-7506.