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World-Class Orthopaedic Care

Specialties
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.

Team of Experts

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.

Educational Excellence

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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.

Innovative Musculoskeletal Research

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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.

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Latest News

New Carl L. Nelson Award Supports the Advancement of Women in Orthopaedics

The University of California – San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery named Inaugural Recipient

nelson_award_1Women faculty in the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The recruitment of women and underrepresented minorities into orthopaedic surgery is a high-priority topic among individuals and organizations alike. In the spring of 2021, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery announced the inaugural Carl L. Nelson, MD, Award for the Advancement of Women in Orthopaedics. The award recognizes academic 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.  Read the Story >>

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