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Sickle Cell

At UAMS, our multisciplinary team of experts provides caring, compassionate treatment and consultation for adults who have sickle cell disease.

Our mission is to support primary care providers across Arkansas who are caring for patients with this rare, inherited disease.

Using the resources of our academic medical center, including a wide range of specialists, we work to help patients maintain health, manage symptoms and control pain.

Sickle Cell Call Center — available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Sickle Cell Registry — Have you signed up for the Arkansas Sickle Cell Registry? It is FREE, so sign up today! Researchers now know much more about sickle cell disease than ever before, and new advancements are being made every day. The Adult Sickle Cell Clinical Program has established a registry exclusively for people with sickle cell disease. You’ll be participating in advancement of scientific knowledge regarding this disease. Registration is confidential, and you may choose not to be contacted at any time. To register, call 1-855-Sic-Cell (742-2355).

Sickle Cell Resources

Clinic Information



8 a.m. – noon

Map and Directions



Appointments with the Sickle Cell 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.

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 slides or test results from other clinics.

For future appointments, please provide updated medical and insurance information.

How do I request a prescription refill or contact a nurse from the clinic?

Call the clinic at 1-855-742-2355, 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.

Children at the Cancer Institute

Our patients and your children are at high risk for infection. If your child is showing signs of illness, he or she should remain in the lobby or The Gathering Place Café on the first floor with adult supervision.

Location and Directions

7th floor of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Parking is available in Parking 3 at the corner of Cedar and Capitol. Parking is validated for patients who have clinic appointments. For your convenience, park on Levels 2B, 3B, 4B or 5B. Valet parking is available in front of the Cancer Institute for a fee.


  • Take the Cancer Institute elevators in Parking 3 at Level 2B.
  • Exit the walkway on Level 2B of Parking 3 and you will be at the Cancer Institute’s entrance.
  • Enter the Cancer Institute and take Elevator D to the 7th floor or visit the Welcome Desk for assistance.