Dr. John Sims Joins Head and Neck Surgical Department at CARTI Cancer Center
CARTI Cancer Center has added John Sims, Jr., M.D., head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon, to its staff. He comes to CARTI from Mount Sinai – Beth Israel in New York City, New York, where he completed a fellowship in head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery. He is now accepting new patients at CARTI Cancer Center, 8901 CARTI Way, Little Rock.
“As a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon specializing in transoral robotic surgery and microvascular reconstructive surgery, Dr. Sims brings new practices to our head and neck surgical oncology department,” said Adam Head, president and chief executive officer of the statewide network of cancer care providers. “With the expanded treatment options he will be able to provide our patients, Dr. Sims is the perfect addition to our team of cancer specialists.”
Dr. Sims has served as a member of the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sims to our team,” said Scott Stern, M.D., head and neck surgeon at CARTI. “He brings an extraordinary training experience and the expertise to perform both robotic and complex microvascular reconstructive surgery for our head and neck cancer patients. We are excited to offer these leading-edge technologies and treatments to our patients, and look forward to the immense impact Dr. Sims will have in the lives of our patients from across the state.”
Dr. Sims completed his residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by a fellowship in head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery at Mount Sinai – Beth Israel in New York City, New York. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where, as the highest ranking student in his class, received the Barton Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to students who completed the prior year of medical school with a 4.0 GPA. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.