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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male • Age 60

3000 N Market Ave Ste D
Fayetteville, AR 72703
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William B. Nowlin, M.D.
William B. Nowlin, M.D.
3000 N Market Ave Ste D
Fayetteville, AR 72703
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    Dr. Nowlin's Experience

    Dr. Nowlin's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Family Medicine
    • General Practice
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Itch
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Colitis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Fecal Incontinence
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Diseases
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Pilonidal Cyst
    • Rectal Abscess
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Diseases
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Unknown  (3/7/2014)
    • Action Taken: Unknown
    • Summary: Nowlin, William B MD: License # N-7223: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Arkansas State Medical Board has issued a CONSENT ORDER on the physician’s medical license.
    • State: Arkansas
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Media & Publications

    • PA'TIENTS' CHOICE AWARD, 2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Okla University Health Scis
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Bapt Med Ctrs
    Complete in 1986
    Okla University Health Scis
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    Lsu College Med
    Complete in 1987

    Undergraduate Schools

    Northeastern University
    Graduated in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nowlin & Staff

    • English
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nowlin to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Nowlin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nowlin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    William B. Nowlin, M.D.
    3000 N Market Ave Ste D
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479) 966-4801 (Office)
    (479) 966-4804 (Fax)
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