Springdale Man Finds Personalized Care at UAMS

May 21, 2018 | There were plenty of reasons why Seth Mohorn would need a feeding tube for an extended period after a recent surgery, but he was determined to quell them. It did not matter that an everyday task would suddenly require more effort from him than ever before. He wanted to continue to [...]

By | 2018-05-21T09:54:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Parkinson’s Patient Active and Proactive About His Condition Treatment

May 14, 2018 | John Lee, of Little Rock, first noticed the small twitch in his fingers about seven years ago. He was in his 50s and Parkinson’s disease was at the top of his mind when he asked his primary care physician about it. “My brother and my cousin both have it,” Lee said. [...]

By | 2018-05-14T13:58:42+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Vacation Injury Puts Little Rock Woman on Circuitous Path to UAMS

May 7, 2018 | On a normal day, Joan Baldridge could reach UAMS' campus from her Little Rock home in a few minutes. That was not the case in November when Baldridge ultimately needed care in short order. Baldridge and her husband were at Cayo Espanto. The couple worked to pack and tidy up their [...]

By | 2018-05-07T14:53:01+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Featured, Medical News, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Catheter Device Slows Down Internal Bleeding, Saves Lives

May 1, 2018 | Angela Hall of Pineville, Missouri, was halfway through her pregnancy when she had a scare that sent her to her doctor in Rogers. “I experienced some bleeding,” Hall said. “Having had a couple of miscarriages prior to this pregnancy, I was worried it could be happening again.” Hall says once they [...]

By | 2018-05-01T11:43:49+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Featured, OB/GYN, UAMS News|0 Comments

NICU Graduates Show off Growth in 7th Annual Reunion

April 25, 2018 | A steady stream of healthy, happy and adventurous infants and toddlers visited UAMS Medical Center April 21 for the Seventh Annual NICU Reunion. Karrissa Newby has been to the event once before, when her baby was about 3 months old and a very recent graduate of the UAMS neonatal intensive care [...]

By | 2018-04-25T14:17:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

NFL Players Pay Surprise Visit to UAMS Cancer Institute

April 12, 2018 | UAMS patient C.M. McClain Jr. was not expecting to celebrate the final day of his treatment cycle with six NFL players, including a Heisman Trophy winner. But that’s exactly what he did. UAMS patient Chris Wyrick (center) got a surprise visit from (from left) NFL trainer Abraham Holloway; former Seattle [...]

By | 2018-04-12T14:24:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Woman Finds Better Life Through UAMS Pain Clinic

April 9, 2018 | Carye Beavers is always in pain. The 45-year-old has a degenerative bone disease that was made worse by a car accident in 2011. Before she discovered relief from the UAMS pain management clinic, Beavers says her days usually ended around noon because it hurt too much to function regularly beyond that. [...]

By | 2018-04-09T09:04:02+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Cabot Woman Back to Active Lifestyle after Hip Procedure

April 2, 2018 | Beverly Smith isn’t used to being held back. The now-retired Cabot resident loves to be on the move. She longs to travel. She lives for cruises and trips with her husband, and the freedom to do as they please. Last year, that way of life came to an abrupt halt when [...]

By | 2018-04-02T10:25:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Featured, Medical News, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Greenville Man Fitted for Robotic Arm Controlled by Thought

March 26, 2018 | The first memory David Scott has following his traffic accident July 31, 2017, is a paramedic leaning over trying to help release him from underneath his 18-wheeler. “I’m trying to pull my arm out and they’re telling me I can’t,” Scott said. “So I turn around and try and force it. [...]

By | 2018-03-26T15:41:24+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Featured, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Invasive Colon Cancer Caught Following Primary Care Visit

March 19, 2018 | In the summer of 2016, Stuttgart native Blake Pond, 36, moved back to his home state after living in Dallas for 16 years. He, his wife, Ann, with their infant daughter, Caroline, wanted to be closer to family. So Pond accepted a position as chief of staff at the UAMS Myeloma [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:13:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments