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

Central Arkansas boasts nationally recognized doctors and health care facilities, with several large providers and the state’s teaching and research institute located in Little Rock. If you’re considering retiring or relocating to the metro, rest assured that your long-term health will be in good hands.

Map of Major Hosptials in Metro Little Rock

 1.   Arkansas Children’s Hospital
 2.   Arkansas Children’s Hospital
West Little Rock Clinic
Chenal Valley
 3.   Arkansas Heart hospitals
West Little Rock and Benton
 4.   Baptist Health hospitals
West Little Rock, North Little Rock
and Conway
 5.   Central Arkansas Veterans
Healthcare System
 6.   CHI St. Vincent hospitals
Midtown and Sherwood
 7.   Conway Regional
Health System
 8.   Saline Memorial Hospital
 9.   University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

Nationally Acclaimed Hospitals

Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Arkansas Children’s Hospital is the sixth largest children’s hospital in the country. It's nationally ranked in four children’s specialties, including pediatric neurology and pediatric cardiology. It is recognized internationally for its pediatric heart center and heart transplantation program. It is one of only two "Level 1" trauma centers in the state, and houses Arkansas’ only burn unit.

Arkansas Heart Hospital
Arkansas Heart Hospital ranks No. 1 among U.S. hospitals offering aortic valve replacement without open-heart surgery. It’s nationally recognized and award-winning for its dedication to the treatment of cardiovascular disease. It’s also a cardiac training center for the American Heart Association.

Baptist Health
Baptist Health recently earned national recognition for surgical safety at its Little Rock hospital, as well as recognition for its stroke-care quality from the American Heart Association. Baptist Health–Conway is the first hospital in Faulkner County to be accredited as baby-friendly by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization.

CHI St. Vincent Health System
CHI St. Vincent is nationally ranked among the top 5% of medical systems for overall orthopedic services, joint replacement and spine surgery. It recently underwent a $40 million renovation.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was named the best hospital in the state (again) by U.S. News & World Report in 2020, and its ear, nose and throat (ENT) department was ranked among the top 50 nationwide. UAMS draws patients from more than 50 foreign countries and all over the U.S. The hospital treats more multiple myeloma cancer patients than any facility in the world. UAMS’ Institute on Aging is recognized as one of the top 10 geriatrics programs in the nation. It is a "Level 1" trauma center and the only academic medical center in Arkansas.


Caring for your health is more affordable in Metro Little Rock!

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.