Dr. Michael Nolen, MD

Dr. Michael Nolen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Michael Nolen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

1701 S Shackleford Rd

Little Rock, AR 72211

Contact Information

(501) 219-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 24 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Nolen

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nolen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Nolen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Nolen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nolen "Dr. Michael T. Nolen received a B.S. Degree in Chemistry from Arkansas Tech University in 1993. He then completed his Medical Degree (1997) and General Surgery Internship and Residency (2002) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He subsequently completed Cardiovascular and Thoracic Fellowship (2004) at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX, under the direction of Dr. Denton A. Cooley. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Nolen's interest is minimally invasive surgery; coronary bypass and valve surgery; aortic aneurysm repairs; and peripheral vascular surgery. Dr. Nolen's office is located at the Arkansas Heart Hospital Clinic building near the Arkansas Heart Hospital."
Read Less

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

81  Conditions Treated

Read Less

49  Procedures

Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Ar
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Tx Heart Inst/st Lukes Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nolen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Nolen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Nolen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Nolen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nolen


Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Nolen?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Nolen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Michael Nolen, MD
Dr. Nolen literally saved my wife's life. Best vascular surgeon in United States. I'm writing this for her because I was with her all the way. The staff & Arkansas Heart hospital are the greatest. Thank you Dr. Nolen. Fletcher Cockrell (husband of patient Linda Cockrell)
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Nolen, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Nolen?