Stephan Dehmel, M.D., Joins UAMS as Gastroenterologist

By Amy Widner

Dehmel comes to UAMS with 20 years of experience as a physician and educator in the United Kingdom and Germany. His special interest is in conditions of the luminal GI tract and in endoscopy.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Leipzig School of Medicine in Germany. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hepato-gastroenterology at City Hospital Karlsruhe in Germany.

At the UAMS Gastroenterology Clinic, Dehmel is a member of the most complete gastroenterology team of specialists in the state. They treat the entire spectrum of GI conditions: GERD and swallowing disorders, stomach ulcers, gastritis, enteritis, inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis and Crohn’s disease, GI bleeds, hepatitis, cirrhosis and conditions affecting the bile ducts and gallbladder. The team has the latest diagnostic tools in endoscopy, laboratory testing and imaging at their disposition. They are part of the multi-disciplinary UAMS liver transplant program, Arkansas’ only liver transplant program.


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.