Jeff W. Johnson, M.D. an orthopaedic surgeon, has completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery with the Philadelphia Hand Center and Thomas Jefferson University. He earned his medical degree and residency certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery while at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. A member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honorary, he was named the Resident Teacher of the Year in 2008. An author of several journal articles and book publications, his research includes an anatomic analysis of the shoulder for computer assisted surgery as well as the association between wrist trauma and carpal tunnel syndrome. He has presented his work internationally, as well as here in the States. He volunteers as an adjunct assistant clinical professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UAMS and plans to continue his research in addition to his clinical practice. A native of Fayetteville, Dr. Johnson is excited to return to his hometown to practice innovative surgery of the hand and upper extremity.