April 27, 2020

David Bumpass, M.D. Receives Inaugural Team Science Award

Bumpass

  April 27, 2020 Ι David Bumpass, M.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery was recently named an inaugural recipient of the UAMS Translational Research Institute’s Team Science Voucher Award.   The voucher program aims to increase the quantity, quality and effectiveness of cross-disciplinary research at UAMS. Awards of up to $50,000 went…


April 10, 2020

Hand Surgeons Purchase Transport Ventilators to Help Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

Our Doctors

Health care workers across the U.S. have risen to the occasion in combating the coronavirus pandemic as hospitals are being faced with the challenge of responding to the potential shortage of masks and other protective materials, as well as ensuring they are equipped with enough respiratory care equipment to support the potential demand. At UAMS,…


April 3, 2020

UAMS’s Barnes Becomes President of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Barnes

By Spencer Watson April 1, 2020 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), took office as the 30th president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons during its board of directors video conference March 25. The meeting was to be…


March 19, 2020

Orthopaedics Scholarship Encourages Student Diversity

By Spencer Watson March 19, 2020 – The UAMS College of Medicine has established a scholarship to recruit underrepresented minority students to its orthopaedics program, one of only a handful of medical schools in the country to do so. The scholarship provides financial support to encourage fourth-year minority students outside of UAMS to apply for…


March 17, 2020

Streamlining Hospital Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infection

UAMS Orthopaedic surgeons developed a prosthetic joint infection protocol that can significantly shorten hospital LOS without increased risks by streamlining tx with an ortho-specific ID physician. Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is associated with significant morbidity, mortality, and costs. We developed a fast-track PJI care system using an infectious disease physician to work directly with the…


January 9, 2020

Tyler CarlLee, M.D., joins UAMS Orthopaedics in Northwest Arkansas

Tyler CarlLee, M.D., joins UAMS Orthopaedics in Northwest Arkansas


December 27, 2019

G. Thomas Frazier, M.D., Invested in Inaugural G. Thomas Frazier, M.D. Chair in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

By Benjamin Waldrum  Thomas Frazier, M.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Dec. 19 in the inaugural G. Thomas Frazier, M.D. Chair in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. “It’s a really auspicious day, and having everybody here…


November 25, 2019

Hand Specialist Sean Morell, M.D., Joins UAMS Orthopaedics

Sean Morell, M.D.

By Spencer Watson Sean Morell, M.D., has joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as specialist in hand surgery. “I am very excited to be returning to UAMS to work alongside my academic and professional mentors,” said Morell. “After nearly 15 years…


October 29, 2019

UAMS’ Simon Mears Inducted into Prestigious Hip Society

Simon Mears

Oct. 29, 2019 | Simon Mears, M.D., Ph.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has been inducted into The Hip Society, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint. “I am grateful for…


October 25, 2019

UAMS’ Paul Edwards Chosen as Traveling Fellow

Dr. Edwards examines a patient's leg

By Spencer Watson Paul Edwards, M.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been selected as one of only four surgeons globally to participate in the Insall Traveling Fellowship, which, for the third year in a row, visited UAMS this month. Paul Edwards, M.D. “This is a great…


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