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

By ChaseYavondaC

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; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven 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, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. Forbes magazine ranked UAMS as seventh in the nation on its Best Employers for Diversity list. UAMS also ranked in the top 30% nationwide on Forbes’ Best Employers for Women list and was the only Arkansas employer included. UAMS has 2,876 students, 898 medical residents and six 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, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.