Timothy Langford, M.D., a Little Rock urologic surgeon with nearly three decades of experience, has been appointed chair of the Department of Urology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Oct. 3.
Langford succeeds current Chair Rodney Davis, M.D., who is retiring after serving in the post since 2012.
“Dr. Langford is a highly regarded urologic surgeon and leader in the field in Arkansas and regionally,” said Christopher T. Westfall, M.D., executive vice chancellor of UAMS and dean of the College of Medicine. “He brings superb experience in urologic surgery and clinical leadership to UAMS.”
Langford has practiced throughout his 28-year career at Arkansas Urology, P.A., where he served as president from 2011 to January of this year.
A 1988 graduate of the UAMS College of Medicine, Langford stayed at UAMS for his general surgery internship and residency training in general surgery followed by his urology residency. He served as chief resident in urology before joining Arkansas Urology in 1993. In addition to his leadership of Arkansas Urology, he was chief of staff at Baptist Health-Little Rock in 2014-2015. Langford is certified by the American Board of Urology and is active in national and regional professional organizations including the American Urologic Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the Arkansas Urological Society, for which he served as president in 2002. He also has held leadership roles in the South Central Section of the American Urological Association (SCA/AUA) including a term as president in 2018.