Neurology 2018-05-01T16:17:54-05:00


The Neurology Clinic at UAMS is uniquely qualified to offer care to people in Arkansas. Our neurologists help patients recover from injuries and adapt to any permanent diagnosis.

Many patients provide stories like these below about how we have improved and even saved their lives.

  • Tommy Rickman and Dr. Steven Metzer
    Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Cabot Man

    In the neurology clinic at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute of the UAMS, Dr. W. Steven Metzer performed the initial programming of Tommy Rickman’s deep brain stimulator.

  • Five Bentonville Stroke Patients Receive Clot Buster

    Rhonda Smith’s stroke was about as severe as they come. Her chance for survival was slim without immediate access to a stroke neurologist who could correctly diagnose her type of stroke so she could receive a powerful clot-dissolving drug.

  • Siblings Face Challenges With Multiple Sclerosis

    Brother and sister Ambra Jackson and Bryan Clay share more than just the normal sibling bonds. They also share the challenges that come with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS).

  • Life Changing Instant Brings Man to UAMS

    While applying weather-proofing material to the ceiling of a building in Pine Bluff, Bell fell 20 feet, landing on his back. No one witnessed his fall, and it is estimated that it took his employees about 10 minutes to find him. “I wasn’t breathing, and my lips and hands were blue,” Bell said.

  • Brain Surgery: Hope for a Bright Future

    Frank Williams appeared to be the picture of good health. An avid golfer, Williams also enjoyed bicycling and weight lifting. And at only 46 he showed no signs of slowing down.

  • UAMS Telemedicine Stroke Program Saves Mena Woman

    While suffering a major stroke at her home near Mena, Iva Sikes assumed the worst, not knowing that a UAMS-led telemedicine program would provide her a complete recovery.

  • Searcy Mom, Teacher Thankful for Stroke Program

    Double vision was the first symptom Ticia Covington, 25, of Searcy noticed while she was getting ready for her fifth day as a school teacher.

  • New Device Unclogs Stroke Patient’s Veins in Brain

    When UAMS patient Glen Deaton arrived at UAMS, large veins that drain blood from his brain were clotting. Salah Keyrouz, M.D., a UAMS stroke neurologist and Glen’s doctor, described it as the worst case he had ever seen. “I didn’t think he was going to make it,” Dr. Keyrouz said.

Neurology Clinic Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute