Gynecologic Oncologist Laura B. Huffman, M.D., Joins UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen

Laura B. Huffman, M.D.

Her medical specialties include the treatment of women with gynecologic cancer including the surgical and chemotherapeutic management of ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers.

Her research interests focus on the treatment of gynecologic cancers and sexual health in women cancer survivors.

Huffman received her medical degree from UAMS prior to serving her residency at The Ohio State University-Mount Carmel Health in Columbus, Ohio. She completed her fellowship training in gynecologic oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.