Shipp Joins UAMS Faculty as Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist

By todd

LITTLE ROCK – Carl Shipp, M.D., a board-certified otolaryngologist with more than 26 years experience treating not only ear, nose and throat problems but also head and neck diseases,, has joined the faculty of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine.


Shipp, an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology of the College of Medicine, will see patients at UAMS and in the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. Previously, he was in private practice at clinics in Texarkana, Texas for 23 years  and most recently in the Atlanta, Ga., area for the last four years .


Shipp earned his medical degree in 1977 from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He served an internship and residency in otolaryngology at UAMS.


Shipp was certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1982. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,600 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. Visit