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The Carl L. Nelson, M.D. Award for the Advancement of Women in Orthopaedics

Recognizing Orthopaedic Surgery departments across the country that have distinguished themselves through their outstanding commitment to achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion of women in orthopaedic medicine. 

Patient Care

Our orthopaedic and sports medicine experts located in Little Rock, Conway, Fayetteville, and Lowell specialize in conditions affecting the bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons and have expertise in all areas of orthopedics, including: Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopaedic Oncology, Pediatrics, Shoulder and Elbow, Spine, Sports Medicine, and Trauma.

Our Experts

Our fellowship-trained surgeons and physicians are recognized nationally and internationally for their specialty expertise, advanced treatment techniques, and exceptional outcomes. This means that whether you need a hip replacement, treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, or complex surgery for an injury, your care will come from an expert in the field.

Education & Training

For over sixty years, UAMS Orthopaedics has trained the minds, hearts, and hands of some of the finest orthopaedic surgeons in the United States. Our unwavering commitment to excellence in education reflects the dedication of our academic faculty members who want to share their accrued knowledge and expertise to the next generation of orthopaedic leaders.


Our scientists and physician researchers conduct basic, translational, and clinical research designed to advance and disseminate their knowledge and understanding of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system to develop new treatment approaches and rehabilitation strategies for better patient outcomes.



 Learn more about the world-class orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists at UAMS and how we are keeping you active.


Our patients say it best.

See how expert care from UAMS Orthopaedics has had a positive impact on their lives.

Figure Skater Moves Freely
Billie’s Story

Billie O'Neel

Fast-Track for the Back
Sammie’s Story


Author’s Next Chapter
Henry’s Story

Dr. Henry Cloud


Keeping you in the game.

UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine experts both in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas offer decades of experience in providing comprehensive care for athletes of all ages and skill levels, from high school competitors to collegiate and professional athletes, to weekend warriors or those just trying to increase their activity level. UAMS Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine serves as the official team provider for student-athletes at several collegiate and high school athletic programs, including Razorback Athletics at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Trojan Athletics at UA-Little Rock, and several others:


Latest News

  • Four Vice Chairs Named in UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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    By Spencer Watson May 10, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — Four faculty leaders within the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine have been appointed as vice chairs within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. David Bumpass, M.D., has been named the vice chair for research; Steven Cherney, M.D., has been named the…

  • UAMS Health Breaks Ground on New Surgical Hospital on Main Campus

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    By Ben Boulden UAMS broke ground April 12 for the construction of a new UAMS Surgical Hospital, shown here in this concept art of how it will look once completed. April 12, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) broke ground today in a ceremony marking the start of…

  • Little Rock Woman Walks Out of Hospital Two Hours After Back Surgery

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     By Katrina Dupins April 2, 2021 | When Sammie Kaye Rose woke up from her surgery on Jan. 4, she was pleased to find the back pain that kept her movement limited for more than a year was completely gone. “It was excruciating pain that went from my thigh all the way up to the…

  • Power MMA and MMA/UFC Sports Medicine Surgeon Joins UAMS Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Northwest Arkansas

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    Brad Reeves, M.D., orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder reconstruction and trauma joins UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in northwest Arkansas. Updated April 7, 2021-By Jennifer Gurley Brad Reeves, M.D., a board-certified orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder reconstruction and trauma, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical…

  • UAMS Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery Recognized By Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

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    By Spencer Watson Feb. 10, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK – The Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have both earned a Blue Distinction Plus designation by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. UAMS is the only hospital in central Arkansas to have Blue Distinction Plus…