December 29, 2009

Urology Specialist Ayman Mahdy, M.D., Joins UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – Ayman Mahdy, M.D., a urology specialist, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and is accepting male and female patients.

Mahdy, an assistant professor of urology, specializes in voiding dysfunction, female urology, urodynamics and urologic reconstruction.

After earning a medical degree and serving his residency in Egypt, he completed two, two-year fellowships: one at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and the second at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston.

Mahdy provides evaluation and management of all types of voiding dysfunction in males and females (urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary retention, neurogenic bladder, and painful bladder syndrome). He also treats female pelvic organ prolapse, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and stone disease.

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 2,775 students and 748 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 www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com.