Your Physicians

John Yocum, M.D.

Dr. Yocum, a native of El Dorado, has always had a keen interest in health and the treatment of Arkansas' young athletes. Working with OrthoArkansas' extensive trainer network, Dr. Yocum 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.

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

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Educational Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Stop Sports Injuries

Korey Stringer Institute

Sports Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Louisville

John Yocum

Medical Background

Medical degree

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


University of Louisville School of Medicine


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Office and Contact Information

Office Address

10301 Kanis Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
Local: 501.604.6900
Toll-Free: 800.264.5633
Fax: 501.604.6941