October 19, 2021

Orthopaedic Surgery Residents to Return to UAMS as Faculty

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Kasa Cooper, M.D. and Sophie Hollenberg, M.D., fifth year graduating residents in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, will return to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2023 —this time as members of the faculty— to begin their careers as practicing orthopaedic surgeons in academic medicine.

October 12, 2021

UAMS Adds Five Physicians to Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Five new physicians have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, expanding the comprehensive, integrated network of orthopaedic and sports medicine care available at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s in both Central and Northwest Arkansas.

September 27, 2021

100% Pass Rate on ABOS Board Exams

Please join us in congratulating on successfully passing part one of their ABOS board exams! This is the 12th year in a row with a 100% pass rate and is a testament to the quality of our residents and the educational commitment of our faculty.

September 10, 2021

Knee Replacement Puts LR Golfer Back in the Swing of Things

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After years of knee pain, Melissa “Mimi” Evans turned to C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., at UAMS for knee replacement surgery.

August 17, 2021

Orthopaedic Surgery Announces New Residency Program Director

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Corey Montgomery, M.D., associate professor in the College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has been named the new Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at UAMS effective July 1.

August 16, 2021

Assistant Professor – Research


Requisition ID:  2020-71110 Category:  Faculty Position Type:  Regular Full-Time Department: COM Orthopaedics Surgery Research Post End Date: 9/15/2021 Overview The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas, is pleased to invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track research faculty position to pursue human biomechanics and kinesiology research focused…

June 10, 2021

UAMS Ranked Among Top Joint Replacement Providers


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) ranks among the top 10% in the nation for joint replacement surgery, according to new research by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

May 10, 2021

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…

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

Sammie Rose

 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…

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