UAMS SurgeonsThe Department of Surgery contributes to the mission of UAMS by holding itself to the highest standard of excellence in each of its core missions of clinical care, education and research.


The Department of Surgery is:

  • The leading provider of complex surgical care in Arkansas
  • The best performer in quality, safety, service and satisfaction
  • An integral partner in the UAMS health system

The Department of Surgery is a magnet for the very best students, residents and fellows in medicine.

The Department of Surgery contributes to the culture of discovery at UAMS by performing agenda-setting science that measurably improves the lives of Arkansans.

Core Values

The Department of Surgery embraces the core vales of UAMS which are:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Excellence