Leading the State in Neurosurgery and Stroke Care
UAMS Health ranks among the top 10% of hospitals nationwide for cranial neurosurgery, according to a new analysis by Healthgrades, a leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Healthgrades awarded UAMS a 2022 Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award, which recognizes hospitals with superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery, commonly called brain surgery. Healthgrades also named UAMS Health a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke.
A National Leader
UAMS Health earned the only Top 10% Ranking for Crainial Nuerosurgery in the state from Healthgrades.
2022 Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award
Healthgrades recognizes UAMS Health’s superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery, a.k.a. brain surgery, and named them among the nation’s top 10%.Learn More
Providing State-of-the-Art Surgical Care
“Achieving this award validates our efforts to make sure that Arkansans have access to the most up-to-date surgical technology and surgical options available for treatment of brain tumors, brain aneurysms, movement disorders and epilepsy.”
Our Neurosurgery Team of Experts
UAMS Health is the center of innovative neurosurgery in Arkansas. Our neurosurgeons perform research, multiple clinical trials and are the leaders for simple and complex surgeries not available at other centers in Arkansas.
Gregory W. Albert, M.D. Neurosurgeon
David B. Bumpass, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
J. D. Day, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Noojan Kazemi, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Richard E. McCarthy, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Eylem Öcal, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Samuel C. Overley, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
T. Glenn Pait, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Viktoras Palys, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Erika A. Petersen, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Analiz Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. Neurosurgeon
Tomoko Tanaka, M.D. Neurosurgeon
Neurosurgery Clinical Locations
Providing an exceptional patient experience begins with access. Find a provider at the UAMS Health orthopaedic clinic that works best for you.
1 Children’s Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
501 Jack Stephens Drive
Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Little Rock, AR 72205
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New and Returning Patients