Sheldon Riklon, M.D. Family Medicine Physician
- Area of Expertise
- Primary Care
- Patient Type
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Primary Appointment Location
Family Medical Center — Fayetteville
1125 N. College Ave.
- Appointment Phone Number
- (479) 521-8260
About Dr. Riklon
Dr. Riklon is the Peter O. Kohler, M.D., Endowed Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities and an associate professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. He is one of only two Marshallese physicians to complete medical school and residency training from U.S.-accredited programs. Riklon trains residents in the Family Medicine Clinic on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus and sees patients at the Community Clinic in Springdale, offering culturally appropriate care to the clinic’s Marshallese patients. Riklon earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and his medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He joined UAMS in 2016 from the John A. Burns School of Medicine, where he was an assistant professor and the family medicine clerkship director in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.
Dr. Riklon's Academic Background
- Family and Preventive Medicine
- Associate Professor
- Medical School
- John A. Burns School of Medicine
Dr. Riklon's Research
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