December 11, 2017

UAMS’ Jay (Jawahar) L. Mehta, MD, PhD, is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology.

Many individuals on the list have served in the top spots of multiple hospitals and contribute a wealth of clinical research to advance the practice, in addition to serving on community boards and national organizations.

December 11, 2017

Sushma Bhusal, MD, and Aparna Sharma, MD, have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as transplant nephrologists, caring for kidney and pancreas transplant patients before and after surgery.

UAMS is the only center in Arkansas that offers adult liver and kidney — and soon pancreas — transplantation.

December 11, 2017

CHI St. Vincent recently named Lindsay Mulkey as its first substance use prevention specialist. Mulkey, based in Hot Springs, will support community efforts to reduce substance abuse in a five-county area in southwest Arkansas.

December 11, 2017

The da Vinci Xi® Surgical System represents the cutting edge in surgical and robotic technologies, and Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock is the first hospital in Little Rock to have the complete system. While all models of the da Vinci system provide surgeons with superior visualization, enhanced precision, and improved dexterity, the Xi model also allows the robot to communicate with the bed for movement, better positioning, and improved exposure.

December 11, 2017

On Nov. 26, the major United States tobacco companies started running ads in the Little Rock Sun, and nationally, telling the American people some of the truths about the deadly consequences of smoking and secondhand smoke.