November 4, 2022

Alumni Reconnect at AAHKS Annual Meeting

Alumni Reconnect at AAHKS Annual Meeting

Former residents and fellows who are now joint replacement surgeons in practice across the country joined the UAMS Adult Reconstruction faculty for an evening of fun at the AAHKS Annual Meeting.

October 24, 2022

UAMS Hosts Insall Traveling Fellows


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed the 2022 John N. Insall Traveling Fellows for a two-day program hosted by the UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

October 17, 2022

UAMS’ Samuel Overley, M.D., Among Nation’s Top Young Spine Professionals for 2022

sam overley spine

Oct. 17, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — Samuel Overley, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named one of the nation’s outstanding young spine care providers by the North American Spine Society’s SpineLine magazine in its fifth annual “20 Under 40” list honoring spine professionals under the age of 40.

October 10, 2022

R. Dale Blasier, M.D. Receives North American Spine Society’s 2022 Spine Advocacy Award

Spine Advocacy Award

R. Dale Blasier, M.D., professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, was recognized by the North American Spine Society for his exceptional contributions to the federal advocacy efforts on behalf of patients and members of the society.

UAMS Health OrthoChat: Do I Need a Hip Replacement?

UAMS Health OrthoChat: Do I Need a Hip Replacement?

Dr. Lowry Barnes, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon and internationally-recognized joint replacement expert at UAMS Health is joined by fellow joint replacement surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stronach, to walk you through everything you need to know about hip replacement surgery including:

  • Hip pain
  • Diagnosing the cause of hip pain
  • Imaging
  • Hip pain management options
  • Arthritis
  • What is a hip replacement?
  • What are the different approaches of a hip replacement?
  • Recovery from hip replacement

Dr. Stronach is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee joint replacement at UAMS Health.
Learn more about Dr. Stronach in this video.

If you are experiencing hip pain, call the UAMS Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine clinic  (501) 526-1046 to schedule an appointment with a hip specialist today.

Connect with UAMS Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine:
Facebook: @UAMSOrtho
Twitter: @UAMSOrtho

August 30, 2022

Soirée Presents Little Rock’s Top Docs 2022: Thirteen from UAMS Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

In a time when your health matters more than ever, so does choosing the right doctor. Little Rock is full of hospitals and clinics that are full of amazing health care providers, so to find the best of the best, we went directly to the source: their coworkers.

April 20, 2022

20Lighter Announces First 12 Patients Enrolled in Joint Replacement Pilot Study with UAMS Orthopaedic Surgeons

Joint clinical trial

The study compares surgical eligibility, laboratory blood tests and patient-reported outcomes of 20Lighter patients to standard of care in rural Arkansas.

March 23, 2022

Justin Hire, M.D., Joins UAMS as Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

justin hire

March 22, 2022 | Justin Michael Hire, M.D., a decorated U.S. Army veteran who is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedics, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon.

February 17, 2022

Seven Faculty Named Among Castle Connolly’s 2022 TOP DOCTORS

Ortho Top Docs 2022

Seven UAMS Orthopaedic Surgeons were recently named 2022 “TOP DOCTORS” by Castle Connolly in its recently released 2022 Top Doctors® list.

February 14, 2022

Researchers Awarded 1st Place Basic Science Award by CSRS

cervical spine

John Sherrill, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow, and David Bumpass, M.D., associate professor, recently received the 2021 Outstanding Basic Science Research Award by the Cervical Spine Research Society.

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