The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) ranks among the top 10% of hospitals nationwide for cranial neurosurgery, according to a new analysis by Healthgrades, a leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.
Six multidisciplinary experts on epilepsy shared the latest updates on the neurological condition that affects over 65 million people worldwide, including 3.4 million in the United States, in a virtual epilepsy symposium hosted Nov. 6 by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
A new minimally invasive surgical technique at UAMS is streamlining spine surgery, allowing more precise work and speeding up patients’ recovery time. Called Lateral-in-Prone or ‘LIP,’ the new technique allows surgeons to operate on patients through their back as they lie face-down, or prone, as spine surgery has traditionally been performed, while simultaneously accessing the […]
By Amy Widner It doesn’t take long for many young girls to be exposed to messages about what girls “can” and “cannot” do. Thankfully, Heather Pinckard-Dover never got the memo. She is the first female neurosurgeon to complete a residency at UAMS, Arkansas’ only academic health sciences center. “From the time I was little, my […]