The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock named Hector Enrique Soriano-Baron, MD, as co-director of spine services, according to an Oct. 24 news release.
Dr. Soriano-Baron is an assistant professor of neurosurgery and orthopedics. At UAMS he will direct neurosurgery, and David Bumpass, MD, will oversee orthopedics.
"My role as co-director will focus on making sure we are providing the best spinal care for all Arkansans with a caring, multidisciplinary approach to all our patients, especially now that we have The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital," Dr. Soriano-Baron said in the release.
He earned his medical degree at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City, and he completed his residency at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Mexico City.
He completed a fellowship in biomechanics of the spine and a clinical spinal research fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. After completing a second residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., he completed a spine and robotic surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.