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Real stories and ratings from people who have had surgery at Arkansas Surgical Hospital.

YOU DO HAVE A CHOICE — WHY CHOOSE US

PATIENT SATISFACTION

We are consistently ranked in the top tiers of patient reviews conducted by independent organizations across multiple dimensions of care.

X-RAY, MRI & CT SCANS ON SITE

A physician referral is required and pre-certification can take 24-72 hours. Medicare patients do not require precertification.

RENOWNED PHYSICIANS

Our surgeons are consistently recognized with awards for their patient care and have published works in industry journals.

41 PRIVATE SUITES

11 state-of-the-art operating rooms, wireless Internet service throughout the facility, River Trail Grille Restaurant, and guest meal trays available.

0.14% INFECTION RATE

Our average infection rate is 20 times lower than the national average experienced at other hospitals.

CONVENIENT LOCATION

Our hospital is located in the epicenter of Arkansas, making travel from any Arkansas city or neighboring state easy.

PATIENT AND VISITOR GUIDE

Find out all about the hospital and what to expect from our family-friendly facility.

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Review lab results, medications received, diagnoses, vital signs and more. Only you will have access to your records.

Total Knee and Hip Replacement Video

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY ABOUT ARKANSAS SURGICAL HOSPITAL

I endured the physical abuse of rice and soybean farming in the buckshot mud of southeast Arkansas for over 40 years. Add to that arthritic and bowed knees. To say that I had pain was a gross understatement. Because of the fine surgical skills of Dr. Scott Bowen and the excellent care I received at Arkansas Surgical Hospital, I experienced two total knee replacements that now allow me the pain free pleasure of yard work, golf and keeping up with 8 grandchildren.”
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David Walt
We love Dr. Ken Martin. We love the care we got at Arkansas Surgical Hospital and would come again if needed. Everything is so clean and friendly! We would recommend the hospital to everyone. Our granddaughter told us about the hospital, and when we learned that this is where Dr. Martin does surgery, it was the best choice for us."
Melvin and Wanda McAdoo
Melvin & Wanda McAdoo

LATEST ARTICLES AND NEWS

Learn more about Dr. Scott Bowen, an orthopedic surgeon and physician owner at Arkansas Surgical Hospital.

Get to Know Your Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Bowen!

Get to know your orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Scott Bowen! Dr. Bowen is a compassionate and dedicated Arkansas orthopedic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive surgery and sports medicine.

Dr. Scott Bowen has been practicing medicine for 29 years. Dr. Bowen is a Little Rock native who graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1977 and received his medical degree in 1986 from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. A board certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Bowen has served as the Chairman of the Board of Managers for Arkansas Surgical Hospital for the last seven years. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedics Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Arkansas Medical Society. Dr. Bowen has been voted as one of the best orthopedic surgeons in Arkansas by the readers of AY Magazine, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, and the Arkansas Times.
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Knowing how to prevent an ACL tear can protect you from serious injuries that may require surgery in Arkansas.

How to Prevent an ACL Tear

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears can cause chronic pain and make it difficult to bend or move your affected knee. Knowing how to prevent an ACL tear can help lower your risk for this type of injury.

ACL tears are among the most common knee injuries. They occur when the anterior cruciate ligament, which helps stabilize your knee, is partially or fully torn. ACL tears can cause considerable pain and impair flexibility, which can keep you from playing sports, participating in physical activities, and impact your quality of life. In many cases, surgery is needed to repair the damaged ligament and make the knee stable again. You can lower your risk by learning how to prevent an ACL tear.
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If you have muscle and joint pain in your hip, here's what you need to know about the make up of your body.

Muscles and Bones: The Make Up of Your Hip Joint Pain

Various muscles, bones, and tendons make up your hip joint. When one or more of these parts is damaged or worn down, muscle and joint pain in your hip can occur.

Pain and stiffness in your hip results from injuries or deterioration of the bones, muscles, and tendons that are part of this joint. By taking a closer look at the different parts of this joint, you can have a better understanding of what might be causing muscle and joint pain and what potential treatment options may help you.
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