Whether you’ve had an injury or joints that have suffered from repetitive motion, our orthopedic experts offer cutting-edge medical treatment. Do you have pain in your hands that keeps you from engaging in a hobby or discomfort in your ankles that keeps you from your favorite sport? Our caring orthopedic specialists will help get you back to the lifestyle you enjoy.
Services offered in the UAMS Orthopedic Clinic include:
Some services in the Orthopedics Clinic require a referral for an appointment. Please call 501-686-6067 to find out if a referral is required before you make an appointment.
Although UAMS does not require a physician referral for some services in this clinic, some insurance providers require a referral for specialty care. Please check with your insurance provider before requesting an appointment.
What should I bring to the appointment?
For your first appointment, please bring a photo ID and your insurance card along with a list of any medications you're taking, including over-the-counter medications. You should also bring any medical records you can provide, including X-rays related to your visit and slides or test results from other clinics.
For future appointments, please provide copies of X-rays and any additional updated medical and insurance information.
How do I request a prescription refill or contact a nurse from the clinic?
Call the clinic at 501-686-6067, or you can request prescription refills during your appointment. If you originally filled your prescription at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, you can also refill your prescription online.
Dr. Ruth Thomas, an orthopedic surgeon who diagnoses and treats foot and ankle conditions, answers the question, providing information on foot health and the reasons why you should take good care of your feet.