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John Hill Yocum, MD

Dr. John Yocum
4.5 out of 5
9500 Baptist Health Dr. Ste 210
Little Rock, AR 72205

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John Hill Yocum, MD

4.5 out of 5

Dr. John Yocum, a native of El Dorado, has always had a keen interest in health and the treatment of Arkansas’ young athletes. He has provided athletic event coverage for Central Arkansas for more than 15 years.

The treatment of musculoskeletal injuries led Dr. Yocum to pursue a career in orthopedics, and after earning his Bachelor of Science in chemistry at Vanderbilt University, he enrolled at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Yocum completed an internship and a residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. This training provided him extensive experience in evaluation, surgical and non-surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and he performs partial and total joint replacement surgery and limited incision surgery for the hip and knee.

He is also now performing MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. Learn more about the innovative robotic system.

Dr. Yocum and his wife, Jane, have two sons. His favorite leisure time activities are golf, snow skiing and hunting.


University of Louisville School of Medicine

Degree Origin

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Educational Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

Practicing Specialties

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

Practicing Health Concerns

Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hip, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Cyst Removal, Fracture Surgery, Fractures, Joint Replacement, MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery of the Hip, MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery of the Knee, Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Partial Shoulder Replacement, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Sports Medicine, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Trigger Finger

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery