Theresa Wyrick-Glover, M.D., Hand Surgeon Joins UAMS

By David Robinson

LITTLE ROCK – Theresa Wyrick-Glover, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as hand surgeon and assistant professor in the College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Wyrick-Glover specializes in nerve injuries of the upper extremity including nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes. She also treats arthritic conditions of the elbow, wrist and hand. She offers treatment of traumatic injuries to the upper extremity as well as other complex reconstructive surgeries of the arm.

She is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery, and she has completed research in the areas of brachial plexus surgery and distal radius fractures. Wyrick-Glover also has authored several textbook chapters on arthritic conditions of the upper extremity and has lectured at local, state and regional meetings on topics related to upper extremity surgery.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a new 540,000-square-foot hospital, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,652 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 the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 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. Visit or