UAMS Orthopaedics News

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April 10, 2023

UAMS Health Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon Theresa Wyrick, M.D. named 2023 Castle Connolly Exceptional Woman in Medicine

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Theresa Wyrick, MD, has been recognized as both a 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctor and Exceptional Woman in Medicine — the fifth consecutive time she has received these prestigious honors.


March 9, 2023

Corey Montgomery, M.D. Among Pioneers Recognized in Black History Wall of Honor Exhibit

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By Chris Carmody
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) held a Feb. 28 ceremony to recognize members of UAMS’ 2023 Black History Wall of Honor Exhibit.


January 4, 2023

Hands-on Program at UAMS Encourages Young Women to Consider Orthopaedics as Career

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Thirty-five female high school students from across the state spent a recent Saturday at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where they learned techniques for repairing bone fractures from a group of female orthopaedic doctors, primarily from UAMS.


November 30, 2022

UAMS Health Career Opportunities at TOSH

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The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital (TOSH), UAMS Health’s brand-new surgical hospital opening in 2023, is looking for health care professionals who believe in excellence as a way of life. As a UAMS employee working at TOSH, you will be part of an amazing team committed to improving the lives of others, achieving leading clinical outcomes through expert-driven surgical care in an environment laser-focused on ensuring the best experience for patients and families.


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

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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 10, 2022

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

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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.


September 5, 2022

UAMS Health OrthoChat: Do I Need a Hip Replacement?

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Dr. Lowry Barnes is joined by fellow joint replacement surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stronach, to walk you through everything you need to know about hip replacement surgery.


April 20, 2022

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

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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

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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.



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