Ear, Nose and Throat


March 8, 2019

UAMS Helps Clear College Student’s Head

To say that Nicholas Hardin’s problems were all in his head is true, albeit slightly misleading. It wasn’t psychology that was regularly giving the 19-year-old college sophomore debilitating headaches. But, not knowing what it was, he was at a loss for a time and helpless to stop them. “If I was unfortunate enough to get…


UAMS Ear Specialist Hits the Right Note for Harpist

After 15 years of a recurring ear problem, Beth Stockdell was skeptical when told that a doctor at UAMS could help her. She had seen ear, nose and throat doctors since 1995 to relieve the pain and pressure of her right ear, which “popped” and never recovered after a cold in 1994. The only treatment…


The Muse Sings Again

“In 20 years of singing, I’ve never had anything like this happen,” said Deleen Davidson, a lyric soprano, formerly with the New Orleans Opera. Deleen, who now heads up The Muses Creative Artistry Project in Hot Springs, began to experience sinus and allergy problems in November, but within weeks her laugh changed, her speaking voice…


Gray’s Anomaly: A Source of Empowerment

“I’ll trim it so it’s not so bulky,” James Y. Suen, M.D., said as he folded, then snipped a tiny edge of gauze off before he placed it on his patient’s right jaw. He has cared for 23-year-old Jasmine Gray ever since she was 11 when she traveled from Memphis, Tenn. to see him after…