April 13, 2021

UAMS Health Breaks Ground on New Surgical Hospital on Main Campus

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By Ben Boulden April 12, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) broke ground today in a ceremony marking the start of the construction of the $85 million, UAMS Health Surgical Hospital, which is expected to be complete by spring 2023. The project is being paid for by a bond…


April 2, 2021

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…


February 16, 2021

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

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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 Sciences as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery practicing at UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in northwest Arkansas. Reeves serves as the Head…


February 10, 2021

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…


January 24, 2021

UAMS Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine partners with American Track League to serve top athletes in four-meet, indoor track and field series

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By Jennifer Gurley UAMS Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is partnering with the American Track League to serve as its sports medicine providers for a four-meet, made-for-TV series on ESPN/ESPN2. The series, which kicks off today at 2:00 pm CST features some of the top men’s and women’s track and field athletes in the world. …


January 19, 2021

Theresa Wyrick, M.D., appointed to AOC Leadership Team; Co-Chair of Women’s Leadership Forum

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By Jennifer Gurley  DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY – Theresa Wyrick-Glover, M.D., Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was recently appointed to the leadership team of the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium (AOC) and will serve as Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Forum. The Academic Orthopaedic Consortium (AOC) was established in 2005 to…


January 11, 2021

Lowry Barnes, M.D. discusses what’s needed to thrive in outpatient total joint replacements in Becker’s ASC Review

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Becker’s ASC Review asked 5 experts, including C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Chair of the UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, to weigh in on outpatient total joint replacements. Dr. Barnes, a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences  says that hip and knee surgeons are moving more to…


January 6, 2021

Benjamin Stronach, M.D., Becomes UAMS’ Fourth Total Joint Replacement Surgeon

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By Linda Satter Jan. 5, 2021 | Benjamin Stronach, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee arthroplasty, a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to restore function to a joint. Stronach will be seeing patients at the UAMS Health Orthopaedic Clinic at 2 Shackleford W Blvd. in…


December 28, 2020

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., among “65 Total Knee Replacement Surgeons to Know in 2020”

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C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Professor and Chair of the UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was recently named in Becker’s ASC as one of the “65 total knee replacement surgeons to know | 2020”. The surgeons featured on the list have led accomplished careers and hold leadership positions at some of the top institutions across the…


Jeffrey Stambough, M.D. featured in Orthopaedics This Week

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A new article, “TJA: WILD DISCREPANCIES IN RISK PREDICTION CALCULATORS” in the weekly news and commentary newsletter Orthopaedics This Week features Jeffrey B. Stambough, M.D., orthopaedic hip and knee surgeon and assistant professor in the UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Stambough, who is a co-author of a new study “Readmission, Complication, and Disposition Calculators in…


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