Ashley Ross Section, M.D. Chief

Meet the Section Chief

Dr. Ashley Ross, M.D. 
Dr. Ross graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2000. He completed his pediatric residency training at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem in 2003. He completed a Neonatology fellowship at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) in 2006 and then accepted an appointment in the UAMS College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Neonatology. In 2008, he assumed the role of Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Director until 2015.  He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2012 and promoted to Professor in 2020.  He is the Neonatology Section Chief at UAMS and ACH and holds the Walmart Endowed Chair in Neonatology.  He has received a number of professional recognitions including the Residency Educator of the Year in 2011, the Chris Hackler Award for Excellence in Medical Ethics at UAMS in 2013, the Ruth Olive Beale Award at ACH in 2019, and the 2020 UAMS Physician of the Year.

Meet the Staff:

Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Jennifer Andrews, M.D.
Jennifer Andrews, M.D.
Associate Professor
Robert Arrington
Robert Arrington, M.D.
Professor
Megan Baber, D.O.
Megan Baber, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Jared Beavers, M.D.
Jared Beavers, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Jessica Beavers, M.D.
Jessica Beavers, M.D.
Associate Professor
Carla Brown, M.D.
Carla Brown, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Laura Carr, M.D.
Laura Carr, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Angela Chandler
Angela Chandler, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vikas Chowdhary
Vikas Chowdhary, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Sherry Courtney, M.D.
Sherry Courtney, M.D.
Professor
Nahed Elhassan, M.D.
Nahed Elhassan, M.D.
Professor
Maria Esquivel, M.D.
Teresa Esquivel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Richard 'Whit' Hall, M.D.
Whit Hall, M.D.
Professor
Jessica Jakubowicz, M.D.
Jessica Jakubowicz, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Kim, M.D.
Elizabeth Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor
Stephanie Korff, M.D.
Stephanie Korff, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Robert Lyle, M.D.
Robert Lyle, M.D.
Professor
Ashley Lynch, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Tonya Marotti, M.D.
Tonya Marotti, M.D.
Instructor
David Matlock, M.D.
David Matlock, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Franscesca Miquel-Verges, M.D.
Chesca Miquel-Verges, M.D.
Associate Professor
Clare Nesmith, M.D.
Clare Nesmith, M.D.
Associate Professor
Sara Peeples, M.D.
Sara Peeples, M.D.
Associate Professor
Becky Rogers, M.D.
Becky Rogers, M.D.
Associate Professor
Ashley Ross, M.D. Section Chief
Ashley Ross, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Neonatology
Jennifer Rumpel, M.D.
Jennifer Rumpel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Douglas Seglem, D.O.
Douglas Seglem, D.O.
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Megha Sharma, M.D.
Megha Sharma, M.D.
Zackary Shearer, M.D.
Zackary Shearer, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Ankita Shukla, M.D.
Ankita Shukla, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Joanne Szabo, M.D.
Joanne Szabo, M.D.
Associate Professor
Billy Thomas, M.D.
Billy Thomas, M.D.
Professor
Tara Venable, M.D.
Tara Venable, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Misty Virmani, M.D.
Misty Virmani, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Donnal Walter, M.D., Ph.D.
Donnal Walter, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Gwen White, M.D.
Gwen White, M.D.
Assistant Professor