Wade Brock Joins UAMS Faculty at Jones Eye Institute

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Brock, one of only three fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeons in Arkansas, sees patients and performs surgery at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute at UAMS, the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Each of the three institutions attracts patients from across the state.

A Van Buren native, Brock received his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and medical degree from UAMS. He also completed an ophthalmology residency at UAMS and a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. He is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a comprehensive medical center and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,170 students and is the state’s largest public employer with almost 9,000 employees. UAMS has an economic impact in Arkansas of about $3.8 billion a year.

UAMS centers of excellence are the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Center on Aging, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy and Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute.