Wil Chandler

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Several local hospitals – like the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – are internationally known for their accomplishments in not only care, but also research.

Benton

Saline Memorial Hospital
1 Medical Park Drive, Benton
(501) 776-6000

This 167-bed health care organization in Benton offers both inpatient and outpatient services. Its medical staff of more than 180 active and consulting physicians provides wellness education to prevent illness and disease, acute care when a diagnosis is made and rehabilitation to repair function and restore health.

  • Saline Memorial was named one of Healthgrades 2014 Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients.

Conway

Baptist Health Conway
1555 Exchange Ave., Conway
(501) 585-2000

This new 260,000 square-foot facility opened in September 2016 with 111 beds and eight operating rooms. Comprehensive services include emergency services, labor and delivery, surgical care, cardiac care, orthopedic care, imaging services, respiratory care and physical therapy.


CARTI—Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute
2605 College Ave., Conway
(501) 329-4741

Programs include support groups for cancer patients and their families, CancerAnswers luncheons, weekend patient retreats and counseling.


Conway Regional Medical Center
2302 College Ave., Conway
(501) 329-3831

This comprehensive health system includes a medical center, four health clinics, a health and fitness center, home health agency, therapy clinics, inpatient rehabilitation and a physician staff of more than 180 primary care physicians and specialists. The health system’s anchor facility is a not-for-profit, acute-care hospital serving a five-county area.


Jacksonville

North Metro Medical Center
1400 Braden St. N.W., Jacksonville
(501) 985-7000

This 113-bed acute care facility offers a full range of medical services including a 24-hour emergency room.

Wil Chandler
Clockwise from top left: CHI St. Vincent, Baptist Health, McClellan VA Hospital, and Arkansas Children's Hospital.


Little Rock

Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way, Little Rock
(501) 364-1100

One of the nation’s largest pediatric medical centers, ACH is recognized internationally for its pediatric heart center and heart transplantation program. The only pediatric medical center in Arkansas, the hospital offers children, teens and young adults a range of medical services. It also houses the state’s only burn unit.

  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital is the sixth largest children’s hospital in the country.

Arkansas Heart Hospital
1701 S. Shackleford Road, Little Rock
(501) 219-7000

A nationally recognized and award-winning hospital dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, Arkansas Heart Hospital teams advanced technology with a highly trained support staff and Arkansas’ leading cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons. The hospital is a cardiac training center for the American Heart Association and physicians worldwide.

  • Arkansas Heart Hospital recently ranked first among U.S. hospitals that offer aortic valve replacement without open-heart surgery.

Baptist Health
9601 Baptist Health Drive, Little Rock
(501)202-1313

The state’s most comprehensive health care system, Baptist Health has more than 175 access points, including major medical centers, family clinics and therapy and wellness centers. Its hospitals are located in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

  • For 17 consecutive years, Baptist Health–Little Rock received the “Consumer Choice No. 1 Award” by the National Research Corporation.

CARTI—Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute
8901 CARTI Way, Little Rock
(501) 906-3000

See more locations in the metro at CARTI.com.

A multi-specialty, patient-focused cancer treatment center offering medical, surgical and radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology with clinics dedicated to imaging, infusion, research, pharmacy and support programs.


Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
4300 W. Seventh St., Little Rock
(501) 257-1000

This health system consists of two of the busiest veterans’ administration medical centers in the country. The John L. McClellan hospital in Little Rock focuses on acute care, while the Towbin Health Care Center in North Little Rock provides long-term, chronic care. Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Mountain Home, El Dorado, Mena and Hot Springs.


CHI St. Vincent Health System
2 St. Vincent Circle, Little Rock
(501) 552-3000

Nationally ranked among the top 5 percent of medical systems for overall orthopedic services, joint replacement and spine surgery, St. Vincent recently underwent a $40 million renovation. Its locations, anchored by two in Little Rock, offer comprehensive health services including cardiology, orthopedics, spine, urology and women’s services.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked CHI St. Vincent the best hospital in the state in 2013-14, and has twice made the publications list as “high-performing” in eight clinical specialties.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., Little Rock
(501) 686-7000

A state-of-the-art medical center providing world-class care, UAMS draws patients from more than 50 foreign countries and all over the U.S. UAMS has been named to the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list nine times. Since 2003, the magazine has named the UAMS Institute on Aging as one of the top 10 geriatrics programs in the nation. And it’s the only academic medical center in the state.

  • UAMS treats more multiple myeloma cancer patients than any facility in the world.

North Little Rock

Baptist Health
3333 Springhill Drive, North Little Rock
(501) 202-3000

The state’s most comprehensive health care system, Baptist Health has more than 175 access points, including major medical centers, family clinics and therapy and wellness centers. Its hospitals are located in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

  • Baptist Health’s campuses are popular in the metro with women having babies. These moms credit Baptist with having comfortable and spacious delivery suites, and friendly nurses.

CARTI—Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute
3401 Springhill Drive, North Little Rock
(501) 955-2227

The Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute treats cancer patients at seven Arkansas locations. Programs at the three-decades-old institute include support groups for cancer patients and their families, CancerAnswers luncheons, weekend patient retreats and counseling.

  • CARTI has treated approximately 220,000 cancer patients to date, and patient satisfaction has averaged 95 percent over the past three years.

Sherwood

CHI St. Vincent Health System—North
2215 Wildwood Ave., Sherwood
(501) 552-7100

St. Vincent North offers high quality care ranging from a Level IV Trauma Center and surgical suites offering the latest in surgical procedures including incision-less surgery to most recently the addition of St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas and the Jack Stephens Heart Institute.


BECOME AN ARKANSAS ORGAN DONOR

The Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA) is an organ procurement organization and also maintains the Arkansas Donor Registry.

ARORA was established in 1987 to recover organs and tissues for life-saving and life-enhancing transplants. The organization’s mission also includes providing accurate information about the donation process and to encourage Arkansans to register to become organ, tissue and eye donors. Learn more at ARORA.org.