FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has expanded and extended its agreement with Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS). The extended agreement includes providing sports medicine trained primary care physicians in addition to the sports medicine trained orthopedic physician services previously provided. The agreement will encompass the care of the Razorback’s more than 460 Razorback student-athletes. AOS, which began serving University of Arkansas student-athletes in 2009, will serve as the department’s partner through 2020, providing daily medical coverage to all 19 Razorback sport programs.
“For the past eight years, AOS has helped us develop a comprehensive medical services program that encompasses every aspect of the health, safety and well-being of our student-athletes,” Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. “With the assistance of our dedicated athletic training staff, AOS has delivered outstanding medical care to our student-athletes”
“Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists is proud to be able to care for the student athletes in the same fashion that we have for the past eight years,” Dr. Chris Arnold said. “We take great pride in providing the University of Arkansas and its student athletes with the best health care in the country.”