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About Dr. Paula Morris
Dr. Paula Morris, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Little Rock, AR, with other offices in Little Rock, AR and Little Rock, AR . She has 30 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics and Rheumatology. Dr. Morris is affiliated with Arkansas Children's Hospital, UAMS Medical Center and University Hospital of Arkansas. She speaks English.
Dr. Paula Morris has the following 2 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Dr. Morris is by far the best doctor I've ever seen! I had RA when I was in elementary through high school and she always made sure I had the attention and needs at every moment. She always has colds hands and would try to warm them up before I showed up, she always had a smile on her face and I sure do miss her.
Dr. Morris is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Arkansas Children's Hospital
UAMS Medical Center
University Hospital of Arkansas
30 Years Experience
University of Arkansas
Graduated in 1983
Dr. Paula Morris accepts the following insurance providers.
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