Richard J. Fowl, M.D.



  1. Phoenix, Arizona


  1. Aneurysm
  2. Carotid artery disease
  3. Fistula
  4. Traumatic injury
  5. Tumors and masses
  6. Varicose veins
  1. Chemotherapy
  2. Dialysis
  3. Endovenous thermal ablation
  4. Hemodialysis
  • Conventional Surgical and Endovascular (minimally invasive/stenting) treatment of vascular disorders (aneurysms, dissections, tumors, stenotic (narrowed) or blocked vessels, traumatic injuries) involving the following arterial systems: Disorders of the carotid arteries, upper thoracic arteries (common carotid, innominate and subclavian arteries), upper extremity arteries (axillary, brachial, radial/ulnar), descending thoracic aorta, celiac and superior mesenteric arteries (blood supply to the intestines), renal arteries (kidneys), abdominal aorta and lower extremity arteries (iliac, femoral, popliteal, tibial) – popliteal artery entrapment
  • Dialysis access operations (for patients on hemodialysis) – fistulas, shunts
  • Venous access procedures for dialysis or chemotherapy (implantable ports, Hickman catheters, triple lumen catheters)
  • Venous disorders – Surgical and catheter based treatment of narrowed or obstructed deep veins and laser ablation of varicose veins, ambulatory phlebectomy, minimally invasive vein treatments

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2004
    Fellow - Endovascular FellowshipWeill Cornell Medical College, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  2. 1985
    Fellow - Clinical Fellow in Peripheral Vascular SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1984
    Fellow - Research Fellow in Peripheral Vascular SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1983
    Resident - General SurgeryUniversity Hospitals, Iowa City
  5. 1980
    Resident - General SurgeryMedical College of Virginia
  6. 1979
    Internship - General SurgeryMedical College of Virginia
  7. 1978
    MDRush Medical College
  8. 1975
    AB - Magna Cum LaudeIndiana University

Awards and Honors

  1. 2000
    Top DoctorsPhoenix Magazine
  2. 1999
    Excellence in Teaching in SurgeryMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 1971
    Phi Beta KappaIndiana University

Professional Memberships

  1. 2011 - present
    Surgical and Procedural Committee, Department of Surgery
  2. 2003
    President-ElectNorth American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  3. 2002
    Interim ChairDepartment of Surgery
  4. 2002 - present
    MemberPatient Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  5. 2002 - present
    MemberGrievance Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  6. 2002 - present
    MemberSurgical Access Committee, Department of Surgery
  7. 2001 - 2003
    MemberClinical Trials Subcommittee, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  8. 2001 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  9. 2000
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  10. 2000
    Member24th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
See more