October 31, 2023

UAMS Reopens Newly Renovated Dan Snider and Jon Zieske UAMS Golf Lab

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By Linda Satter LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) on Oct. 30 reopened its newly renovated golf laboratory that has been named in honor of renowned Arkansas golfers Dan Snider and the late Jon Zieske, in recognition of their contributions to golf in Arkansas. Snider is chief operating officer emeritus…


October 24, 2023

UAMS Surgeons Implant Innovative Device Developed by I3R Researchers to Restore Sense of Touch after Amputation

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By David Robinson

May 23, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — The first Arkansan and only second person in the world has received an innovative prosthetic hand, developed by researchers at the Institute for Integrative and Innovative Research (I³R), that restores a meaningful sense of touch and grip force following surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).


August 11, 2023

UAMS Hand Surgeon Becomes First Surgical Patient at The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital

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By Linda Satter Aug. 11, 2023 | Just two and a half weeks after Thomas Frazier, M.D., underwent a total knee replacement as the first surgical patient at The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), he was back to seeing patients in his orthopaedic clinic. By the third…


August 10, 2023

New Mural in The Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital at UAMS Brightens Lobby

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By Ben Boulden UAMS College of Medicine student Alexa Pearce’s creative and academic lives intersected this summer, resulting in the creation of a vibrant, 40-by-8-foot mural on an interior wall of The Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital lobby. The idea of the mural was born when C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the UAMS Department of…


August 8, 2023

UAMS Health Awarded Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Spinal Fusion Certification

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UAMS Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Certification in Spinal Fusion. The Gold Seal represents a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s demonstrated ability to implement result-driven processes and advance patient outcomes. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that meticulously reviews and certifies disease-specific programs in…


Soirée Magazine’s 2023 list of Top Docs includes 18 from UAMS Orthopaedics

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Congratulations to the UAMS Department of Orthopaedics’ faculty members who are listed among the 2023 Top Docs in Little Rock Soirée magazine. Below is the list of the faculty members included in this year’s Top Docs, all currently licensed and practicing, as voted by their peers. Click here to view the entire list.


Artist-in-Residence Program Starts Up at UAMS Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital

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By Linda Satter Aug. 7, 2023 | Hanging out in a surgical waiting room can be a tense or a monotonous experience, depending on why and how long you’re there. But an artist-in-residence program at The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) gives patients and their loved ones…


July 7, 2023

Spine Surgeon Wayne Bruffett, M.D., Joins UAMS

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Little Rock spine surgeon, Wayne L. Bruffett, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.


June 6, 2023

Matthew Landrum, M.D. Joins UAMS as a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Arkansas Children’s Hospital

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Matthew R. Landrum, M.D. has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as an assistant professor and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  He specializes in complex spine deformity and scoliosis, hip dysplasia, and other pediatric orthopaedic conditions.


May 12, 2023

UAMS Spine Surgery Fellowship Program Receives AO Spine North America (AOSNA) Fellowship Designation

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The UAMS Integrated Spine Surgery Fellowship Program has been recognized as a designated AO Spine North America (AOSNA) fellowship site, providing additional networking opportunities, academic resources, and support to AO Spine fellows in the program.


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