Susan Barr, M.D., Urogynecology Specialist, Joins UAMS

By David Robinson

Barr, an Arkansas native, is an assistant professor and chief of the Division of Urogynecology in the UAMS College of Medicine, specializing in vaginal surgery, incontinence and prolapse.

She most recently was an assistant professor in the Division of Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Barr received her medical degree from UAMS. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and her fellowship in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery at Saint Louis University.

Barr is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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 hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven 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, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 775 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 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