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UAMS Opens New Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital
A number of dignitaries and other visitors gathered May 8 to celebrate the opening of The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Located southwest of the main hospital, the four-story building includes more than 158,000 square feet dedicated to orthopaedic surgery, spine care and pain management. It has 24 private rooms for overnight observation and inpatient stays; 12 examination rooms for orthopaedic trauma, orthopaedic oncology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation; 12 operating rooms; eight exam rooms and two procedure suites for use by the pain management team; educational space for orthopaedic surgery residents; and offices for faculty and administrators.