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For the second straight year, US News & World Report has ranked UAMS as the #1 hospital in Arkansas and high performing in both hip and knee replacements.


World-Class Orthopaedic Care


Highly skilled and highly specialized, our orthopaedic experts are recognized nationally and internationally for their advanced treatment techniques and exceptional outcomes that exemplify the quality of our world-class orthopaedic care.
  • With the expertise of over 30 physicians working in 8 clinics and 4 hospitals across Arkansas, UAMS Orthopaedics is among the best in the care of patients with musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.
  • All of our surgeons are fellowship-trained, delivering the highest level of subspecialty care in the state.
  • Skilled physical and rehabilitation therapists use the most advanced equipment and techniques to get our patients better and back to life faster.

Advanced Education and Training

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UAMS is the state’s only academic health university, which means our faculty are also dedicated teachers, who pass along their shared experience, knowledge, and passion to the next generation of orthopaedic leaders.

Innovative Musculoskeletal Research

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Our dedicated team of scientists, biomechanical engineers, and orthopaedic surgeons work together to develop new approaches and better solutions that improve healing and speed rehabilitation for patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
  • State-of-the-art basic and translational research in orthopaedic biomechanics, including human motion, computational biomechanics, and implant device testing.
  • Multidisciplinary collaborations focused on research in bone and joint infections, nanotechnology and bone regeneration, and osteoporosis prevention and treatment.