The Neurology Department has inpatient services at UAMS Medical Center (UAMS) and at the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System (CAVHS). The UAMS Medical Center has more than 400 admissions, 600 inpatient consultations and 5,000 outpatient consultations per year. The CAVHS averages 200 patient admissions, 500 inpatient consultations and 3500 outpatient consultations per year. Residents have a continuity clinic one half day per week with the exception of their night float rotations. There are also subspecialty clinics at UAMS for neuromuscular disease (with emphasis on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), multiple sclerosis, seizures, and movement disorders as well as the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) clinic. At CAVHS, subspecialty clinics exist in neuromuscular disease, chronic pain, movement disorders, headache, seizures, and neuro-ophthalmology. EMG and EEG laboratories are located at both facilities.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas. We are the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 64 baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Public Health and graduate school.
Our assets include:
- A statewide network of area health education centers
- Advanced telehealth and telemedicine program
- The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
- The Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute
- The Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
- The Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute
- The Psychiatric Research Institute
- The Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy
- The Translational Research Institute
The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is one of the largest and busiest VA medical centers in the country. Its two hospitals, located in Little Rock and North Little Rock, anchor a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. This System serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,500 students and residents enrolled in more than 65 educational programs; its principal affiliate is the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Throughout its rich 90 year history, CAVHS has been widely recognized for excellence in education, research, and emergency preparedness, and -first and foremost -for a tradition of quality and caring for Arkansas veterans.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is the only pediatric medical center in Arkansas and one of the largest in the United States serving children. The campus houses 370 beds. ACH has a staff of approximately 500 physicians, 80 residents in pediatrics and pediatric specialties and more than 4,400 employees. Our physicians are consistently recognized for their outstanding performance and achievement in taking care of our young patients. Doctors from Arkansas Children’s Hospital are consistently listed on Best Doctors and Top Doctor lists locally and nationally.