Ghazala A. Azam, M.D., Joins UAMS OB/Gyn Team

By David Robinson

Azam joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on Aug. 10 as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans where she was chief resident before joining the UAMS faculty.

Azam completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Singapore, and prior to that served as program director and assistant professor in the Department of OB/Gyn at Dow University of Medical Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: 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. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 medical residents. 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