UAMS Opens Epilepsy & Neurology Clinic in Freeway Medical Tower

By News Staff

The clinic is located in Suite 605 of the Freeway Medical Tower, 5800 W. 10th St., just off Interstate 630.

The multidisciplinary epilepsy team includes three fellowship-trained epilepsy physicians, a functional neurosurgeon, a specially trained advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) and registered nurses (RNs). Any needed surgical procedures are performed at the nearby main UAMS campus, which houses the only adult level 4 Epilepsy Center in the state, the highest accreditation available from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers and recognition that UAMS can provide all types of epilepsy evaluation, care, monitoring and surgery.

The clinic also houses a neuro-immunology team that includes an APRN, RN, pharmacists, and a fellowship-trained neuro-immunologist who treats multiple sclerosis and other diseases that affect both the neurologic and immune systems. This clinic compliments the Neurology Clinic on the main UAMS campus and provides more access to this important specialized care. UAMS is recognized as a Partner in MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, signifying its comprehensive approach to diagnosing, managing and treating MS.

Appointments are accepted through physician referral faxed to 505-603-1539.  The clinic number is 686-5838.  For more information, visit uamshealth.com/expertise/neurology.

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 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. 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. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 11,000 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 www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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