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March 23, 2022

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

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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

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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

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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.

November 18, 2021

Insall Traveling Fellows Visit UAMS for Fourth Consecutive Year

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UAMS welcomed the 2021 John N. Insall Traveling Fellows for a two-day program hosted by the College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

November 4, 2021

UAMS’ Bumpass Becomes Member of Esteemed Scoliosis Research Society

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David B. Bumpass, M.D., recently achieved full membership in the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), an international spine organization comprised of the world’s leading spine surgeons, researchers, and allied health personnel.

October 19, 2021

Journey Comes Full Circle for Two UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery Residents

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While no two medical students’ journeys to a career in orthopaedic surgery are alike, both are certain to wonder at some point along the way how that path will unfold and where it will ultimately take them.  For two orthopaedic surgery residents at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), that journey will bring them right where they want to be – home.

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 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.

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.

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