Claudia Bressie’s tumor was non-cancerous, but it was aggressive and dangerous. Months of consultations at top universities and treatments proved ineffective for the San Francisco woman, until her journey brought her to UAMS.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having the best hospital in the state, and its ear, nose and throat (ENT) department was ranked among the top 50 nationwide.
Richter — a professor and pediatric otolaryngology chief at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital — says his team is one of a few in the U.S. known for work on the group of conditions called vascular anomalies.
Of all forms of facial clefts, the Tessier No. 3 (oro-nasal-ocular clefts) is the rarest and most challenging. In 2018, pediatric otolaryngologist and cleft specialist Larry D. Hartzell, M.D., and a team of surgeons at Arkansas Children’s Hospital/UAMS treated two patients with Tessier No. 3 clefts within months of each other.
By Amy Widner After setting a goal to best themselves, the residents in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ended up besting most of the nation at this year’s in-service exam. UAMS scored in the top three or four among the 100-plus ENT residency programs in the nation. The in-service exams for each specialty […]
Faculty The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is excited to welcome Jumin Sunde, M.D., to our Head and Neck Surgery Team. After earning his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Sunde served both his internship and residency at UAMS. He was fellowship-trained in head and neck oncologic and microvascular […]
Fellowship-trained surgeon Jumin Sunde, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as part of the Head and Neck Surgery team, which treats head and neck cancers, benign tumors, traumatic injuries and other conditions. Sunde sees patients in the Head and Neck Cancer Clinic in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. He […]
The Hearing and Balance program at UAMS brings together the best of audiology and ear, nose and throat care for a truly interdisciplinary approach that best suits patient needs. Hearing and balance issues are common, especially in older adults. About one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. That […]
Practicing otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, and affiliated partners are encouraged to save the date for the second annual Otolaryngology Diamond Conference, with confirmed speakers from the Mayo Clinic, M.D. Anderson, and Harvard Medical School. The conference originally set for May 1-2, 2020 will be held in the spring of 2021. It is presented by […]
UAMS will host otology fellows and faculty on June 5-7, 2020 as part of the fifth annual International Otology Fellows Congress and Advanced Course in Ear and Skull Base Surgery. Twenty-four otology fellows are invited to participate in the event, which will be held in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute and its […]