UAMS Health is ranked among the top 10% of all providers nationally in 2022 for joint replacement by Healthgrades, a leading independent researcher of quality health care, who assessed more than 4,500 hospitals across the country and presented UAMS with a Specialty Excellence Award for joint replacement.
In achieving this outstanding ranking for patient experience, UAMS Medical Center was also recognized for its ongoing record of clinical excellence.
Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement
UAMS Health has received this recognition for four years in a row (2018-2022)
Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement
UAMS Health has received this recognition for three years in a row (2019-2022)
Returning Our Patients to Pain-Free Lifestyles
“Our mission remains to provide the most safe, efficient and high-quality joint replacement possible for the patients in our state and region. While we are excited to receive this recognition and award, the feedback that means the most to us is when our patients return to pain-free lifestyles, getting back to the things they enjoy doing.”
Our Joint Replacement Providers
At UAMS Health, our fellowship-trained orthopaedic hip and knee surgeons are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise, advanced treatment techniques, and exceptional outcomes.
C. Lowry Barnes, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sara E. Foster, PA Physician Assistant
Simon C. Mears, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Courtney D. Owen, CNP Nurse Practitioner
Heather N. Rankin, PA Physician Assistant
Jeffrey B. Stambough, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Benjamin M. Stronach, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Allen T. Thomas, CNP Nurse Practitioner
Our Joint Replacement Locations
Providing an exceptional patient experience begins with access. Find a provider at the UAMS Health orthopaedic clinic that works best for you.
2 Shackleford West Blvd.
Little Rock, AR 72211
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When it comes to your joints, you only want the best. Look no further than the talented fellowship-trained team of knee and hip replacement specialists at UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.