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


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


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


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.


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

John Drossopolus, kidney transplant recipient at UAMS

In 2018, Fort Smith Man Received UAMS’ 2018th transplant

“I feel great! I believe in another few months I’ll be fully restored to 100 percent.”

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John Drossopolus

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Santa Gets Back to Work After Wrist Repair at UAMS

“Dr. Wyrick will sit and talk to you like she’s known you all your life. She’s one of the most caring doctors I’ve ever had.”

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Neonatologist at UAMS receives eye exam after corneal transplant

Cornea Transplant Saves Vision of NICU Doctor

I have to say that UAMS did a wonderful job. I’m very grateful for the eye bank and the eye surgeons and the people who do this kind of work here. I couldn’t have been able to continue to do what I do without them.

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Whit Hall, M.D.

After Years of ‘No’ Elsewhere, Patient Finds Hope with James Suen, M.D.

“He turned my whole life around. He’s an angel sent from heaven, and I’m not kidding when I say that.”

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Hailey Dougherty

With the Ring of a Bell, 8-year-old Celebrates End of Radiation Therapy

"She’s so happy and strong. If she can be happy through all of this, I can be happy too,”

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Alice Shelton

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

UAMS Colorectal Surgeon: Know the Symptoms and Your Surgeon

“I wanted to go to UAMS because I felt like all the doctors would get together and talk about what’s going on with me. And that’s exactly what happened.”

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Keith Maddison