Sheena CarlLee, M.D., Joins UAMS as Internal Medicine Specialist

By David Wise

CarlLee is accepting new patients. Call 479-713-8701 to make an appointment. The clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

CarlLee is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and specializes in complex and chronic disease management, adult wellness visits, acute care visits and women’s health.

She received her medical degree from UAMS in 2014. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Iowa, where she also served as chief resident. After graduation, she became a faculty member at the University of Iowa. For the past year, she has been practicing in North Carolina within the Atrium Health System.

CarlLee moved to Fayetteville this summer with her husband, Tyler CarlLee, M.D., a sports medicine surgeon with UAMS Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Northwest Arkansas.

“It’s an exciting time to move into this fast-growing region,” CarlLee said. “I’m looking forward to building on the excellent care that people have come to associate with UAMS and bringing more care options close to home for the people of Northwest Arkansas.”

Common conditions treated at the clinic include: hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, depression, infections, chronic illness, COPD, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, thyroid disease, abdominal pain, cough, fever, headache, chronic kidney disease, and tobacco use, among others. Common treatments and procedures include: wellness exams, pap smears, vaccinations, TB skin tests, COVID-19 testing, flu test, strep test, blood tests, and nutrition counseling.

Additional clinics within the UAMS Health Neighborhood Clinic include a free clinic for Marshallese patients and clinics for concussion, adult genetics and follow-ups for liver transplant patients.

You can learn more about the clinic at this website:

CarlLee joins clinic physicians Thomas Schulz, M.D., and Larry Wright, M.D.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. CarlLee join our internal medicine team in Northwest Arkansas,” said Schulz, director of the internal medicine residency program at the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus. “Her addition to the team will play a major role in helping us develop the clinic into a full-service enterprise to serve the residents of Northwest Arkansas.”

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 named UAMS Medical Center the state’s Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 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, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health.

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