Dr. William Nowlin, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 66

Dr. Nowlin

William B. Nowlin, M.D.

3000 N Market Ave Ste D Fayetteville, AR 72703

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(479) 466-7764

Dr. William Nowlin, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Fayetteville, AR and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center medical school in 1981. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nowlin to book an appointment.

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Dr. Nowlin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nowlin treats Hemorrhoids more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Nowlin treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nowlin treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Nowlin treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Anal Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nowlin treats Anal Disorders more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Nowlin treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Nowlin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Nowlin accepts the following insurance:

Choice PPO
Superior Health Plan
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
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WellCare PPO

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    I have been a longtime patient with Dr. Nowlin. My care has involved multiple surgeries and on-going care. He is amazing. He is at the top of his field, and well respected among peers. He has a conservative approach, and doesn't rush to surgery unless it is necessary. He explains conditions and treatments thoroughly, and will take all the time needed with family member, as well. He no longer does surgery himself, but during my time as his patient he has been a surgical wizard. When I needed to go elsewhere for surgery, he helped me select the doctors and facility. The man knows everything. I may be biased because he literally saved my life, but I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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    Ileostomy since 1992 – Feb 27, 2020
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    He's old school. Actually takes time with his patients and cares about getting things better. he doesnt use surgery as the answer to everything. He talk with you about different ways to work on things and help you pick the one that works best for you.
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    I could use some fancy words here but the take home point is THE PATIENT COMES FIRST. I have been taking care of people's colon & rectal problems since...Read more


    William B. Nowlin, M.D., is a native of Colcord, Oklahoma.  He received his B.S. at Northeastern Oklahoma State University and his M.D. from the University...Read more


    • Colorectal Surgery
    • Family Medicine
    • General Medical Practice
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications


    Lsu College Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    Bapt Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital
    Okla University Health Scis
    Residency Hospital
    Okla U Hlth Scis
    Internship Hospital
    University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School
    Northeastern University
    Undergraduate School


    • Healthgrades Honor Roll

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What are Dr. William Nowlin, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Nowlin frequently treats Hemorrhoids, Anal or Rectal Pain, and Anal Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nowlin treats.

    Where is Dr. William Nowlin, MD's office located?

    Dr. Nowlin's office is located at 3000 N Market Ave Ste D, Fayetteville, AR 72703. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. William Nowlin, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Nowlin has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    William B. Nowlin, M.D.

    William B. Nowlin, M.D.3000 N Market Ave Ste D Fayetteville, AR 72703