UAMS Patient Tower


January, 2009


Little Rock, Arkansas


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects


552,892 sf

This project involved demolition of an existing 90,000 SF facility to make room for the new Patient Tower that includes:

  • 12 operating room suites
  • 204 standard patient rooms (21 are isolation rooms)
  • Two new neurosurgical operating rooms (in existing Ward Tower)
  • 24 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patient rooms
  • 58 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patient rooms
  • 18,000 SF Radiology Department
  • cafeteria
  • 15 elevators
  • full-service helipad landing

The UAMS Patient Tower totals 660,000 SF with a 410-bed capacity.

This project also included a new parking deck with 1,000 spaces intended primarily for patients and visitors. The deck is located on the lower floors of the new hospital and extending underground.


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