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UAMS  — University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, we are the home of the state’s only academic health sciences center. With clinics covering nearly every medical specialty, our research and educational programs inspire new knowledge that results in better diagnosis and more advanced patient care.

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Services

Cancer

With state-of-the-art medical care available only at an academic medical center, our team of experts offers the best in personalized medicine.



Neurosciences

Treating patients from around the world, our neurosurgeons are widely known for their surgical expertise and patient- and family-centered care.



Eye

The Jones Eye Institute is dedicated to providing excellent care using innovative and advanced treatment options based on the latest research and technology.



Orthopedics

Providing subspecialty orthopedic care unlike anywhere else in the state, we offer surgical and nonsurgical treatments in locations that are easy to access.



Women's Health

From yearly exams to the most technical specialized procedures, our caring and compassionate experts provide personalized treatment for women of all ages.



Heart

When you trust our highly trained and skilled heart and vascular doctors with your health, you can be sure that you are in good hands.



Primary Care

Patient-Centered Medical Home -- We combine the science of medicine with the art of delivering outstanding medical care.



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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Christopher Westfall

Dr. Christopher Westfall

Dr. Westfall is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Director of Jones Eye Institute

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​Physician Ratings

​Physician Ratings

Our patient satisfaction ratings are posted to provide the information you need to make informed decisions about your health care.

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Dr. Lowry Barnes - Orthopedics

Dr. Lowry Barnes - Orthopedics

Using the latest procedures and treatments, Dr. Lowry Barnes provides personalized care to patients with a wide variety of conditions and diseases of the hip and knee joints.

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Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis - Women's Health

Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis - Women's Health

Highly trained and educated as an OB/GYN specialist, Dr. Richard-Davis offers state-of-the art treatment to fertility and menopausal patients

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Patient Stories

Myeloma patient Jay Edwards at UAMS

Cancer Survivor Hits High Notes, Inspiring Fellow Myeloma Patients

"No matter what life throws your way, if we take it positively, our journey is so much brighter and myeloma is just a bump in the road."

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Jay Edwards

Fort Worth, Texas

Third-year UAMS College of Medicine student and cancer survivor Corbin Norton (center) with his medical oncologist Rashmi Verma, M.D., (right) and nurse Jason Guenther, R.N.

Cancer Diagnosis Gives UAMS Medical Student New Perspective

“Being a med student, I had to remind myself that it was OK to be the patient. Cancer makes you accept new roles in life that you never expected.”

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Corbin Norton

Little Rock, Arkansas

CenteringPregnancy: Bonding, Building Relationships with Other Mothers, Caregivers

"I’ve learned how to carry myself and the changes that happen when you become a mother. I’m more confident. Now I have the confidence to be a super mom."

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Justice Hinton

Glenn Davis, M.D., (right) was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2007. He likes that his neurologist Tuhin Virmani, M.D., Ph.D. (left) treats both his motor and non motor symptoms.

Physician Living with Parkinson’s: No one Should go Through it Alone

“Patients need to surround themselves with a good support group. Get to know others with Parkinson’s disease.”

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Glenn Davis, M.D.

Neurostimulator Significantly Reduces Seizures for Missouri Man

"I was 21 when I had my first grand mal. After that happened and I looked back, I’m sure I had lots of smaller seizures and just stopped noticing.”

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Matthew Pinegar

Nixa, Mo.