C. Preston McCormack, M.D., Joins UAMS as Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Specialist

By ChaseYavondaC

McCormack specializes in treating Down syndrome and other childhood chronic conditions, especially as pediatricians are transitioning them to adulthood. He treats children and adults.

McCormack is accepting new Down syndrome patients of all ages. Call 501-686-8000 to make an appointment.

McCormack received his B.S. in biology and chemistry from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. He completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and UAMS, where he also earned his medical degree. He served as chief resident of pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital from 2019-2020.

McCormack is board certified in internal medicine and is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics.

In addition to his role at the UAMS Neighborhood Clinic, McCormack serves as the pediatrician for a joint effort between Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Our House homeless shelter called the Our House Poppy P. and Dr. Richard D. Buchanan Children’s Health Clinic. He cares for children involved in daytime and shelter programs.

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