What do we do at UAMS Pediatrics?


We are educators who offer specialized pediatric training and continuing educating for outstanding students, residents, fellows and physicians committed to high ethical and professional standards, and lifelong learning.

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From early diagnosis through treatment, our team of physicians and nurses brings expertise in pediatric medicine to cure illness, prevent disease and improve the health of children everywhere.

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We are forward-thinking researchers dedicated to enhancing and restoring the health and development of children in Arkansas and around the world.

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We are physicians dedicated to providing the best possible health care to our patients, sensitivity to the needs of parents and families, and utmost respect for referring physicians.

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Welcome to UAMS Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides exceptional children’s patient care, education and research. Our mission is to spread and promote medical knowledge appropriate to the future of the field of pediatrics through a balanced emphasis on education, research, and health care. Through our partnership with Arkansas Children's Hospital, our services include pediatric training, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic disorders, and cutting-edge research on techniques to enhance a child’s home and medical environment.

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Pediatrics News

New PICU Medical Director

ACH has named Dr. Tad Fiser as the new Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Fiser has been with UAMS/ACH since 2003, and has made the list of "Best Doctors in America" for the past 12 years. Congratulations!

Tamara Perry

Dr. Tamara Perry, Associate Professor in the Section of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, made the Arkansas Times list of Visionary Arkansans 2015. Read the article here.