Orthopedics 2018-04-30T14:58:39+00:00
Senator Mark Pryor

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor was treated for cancer at UAMS.

Orthopedics

At UAMS, we have some of the nation’s best orthopedic doctors and offer state-of-the-art treatment for orthopedic conditions. Treating more than just your physical pains and conditions, we are also concerned about your emotional health and wellbeing.

 

 

Patient stories like those in this section help us know we are on the right track in providing comfort and healing for our patients.

  • Keeping You Right on Track

    One day after a total knee replacement, Jeanne Nash is able to move her leg up and down. With assistance from her daughter, Kayla, she’s even able to walk across her hospital room. She’s scheduled for discharge after an appointment with her physical therapist. The pain now – just one day later – is less than it was before the operation.

  • We are Keeping You Young

    Jennifer Allison has a 2-year-old grandson and a grand dog who have a lot of energy. She loves to take care of them both, but doing so requires her to be on the go, on the ground, and in the middle of the action. UAMS orthopeadic surgeons are here to help.

  • jeanne-nashKnee Replacement Patient Doesn’t Skip a Beat After Surgery

    One day after a total knee replacement, Jeanne Nash is able to move her leg up and down. With assistance from her daughter, Kayla, she’s even able to walk across her hospital room. She’s scheduled for discharge after an appointment with her physical therapist. The pain now – just one day later – is less than it was before the operation.

  • Nancy-ZerrNew Hip Gives Dardanelle Woman Back Her Life

    By the time Nancy Zerr turned to Lowry Barnes, M.D., and UAMS for a total hip replacement, she was ready for the pain to stop.“For about a year and half before the surgery, it was hard to sleep at night. It was hard to get out of bed and walk,” Zerr said, describing the bone-on-bone pain from osteoporosis in her hip as feeling “like a terrible tooth ache that just wouldn’t go away.”

  • Lisa Shelton wreck
    UAMS Saves Woman’s Nearly Severed Arm with Prosthetic Elbow

    Only a few nerves kept Lisa Shelton’s left arm attached to her body when she arrived at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) after it was almost severed by a truck door.



  • Road to Recovery

    If there’s one thing Jeff Snodgres can do, it’s defy the odds.
    During a routine physical exam at age 10, Jeff, a self-proclaimed “military brat,” was found to have protein in his urine. Because he lacked any other symptoms, doctors were unable to determine the exact cause. However, they suspected Alport Syndrome, a hereditary kidney disease that also can affect hearing and vision.



  • Man Injured in Motocross Accident Thanks Doctors who Saved Him

    A routine motocross hurdle he safely navigated hundreds of times is at the root of the biggest hurdle Brent Adams has ever had to climb. But thanks to the UAMS teamwork of several trauma experts Adams is getting the chance to conquer the uphill battle – and so far, he’s winning.



    • Arthroscopic Surgery Puts Duffel Back on the Court

      UAMS patient Stephen Duffel, the general manager of Markham House Suites in Little Rock, was treated by Dr. Ash Hasan of the UAMS Sports Medicine Clinic.


    • Olaya Gets Back in the Competition Quickly

      UAMS patient Dr. Julio Olaya, pediatric anesthesiologist, was treated by Dr. Ash Hasan of the UAMS Sports Medicine Clinic.


    • Not a Second to Spare

      Ashley Machado drifted off to sleep in the back seat of her car as a friend drove it on icy Highway 70 east of North Little Rock the evening of Jan. 11, 2011. She awoke to screams, a crash – and then nothing.


    • Back Together and Back to Normal

      Betsy Parkinson of Little Rock had 27 fractures in her skull when she came to the UAMS Emergency Department on June 29, 2010. “All the king’s horses and all the king’s men” weren’t available to put her back together, but, thankfully, the staff at UAMS was.

To learn more about the personalized care provided by our doctors using state-of-the-art equipment and technology, please visit our medical services section.