Richard J. Fowl, M.D.

  1. Vascular Surgeon
  2. General Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  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

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Vascular SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery
  2. 1984
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

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. 2002
    Interim ChairDepartment of Surgery
  3. 2002 - present
    MemberPatient Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  4. 2002 - present
    MemberGrievance Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  5. 2002 - present
    MemberSurgical Access Committee, Department of Surgery
  6. 2001 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  7. 2000
    Member24th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  8. 1998 - 1999
    HeadCardiac Surgery, Search Committee, Department of Surgery
  9. 1998 - 1999
    MemberChair of Surgery, Search Committee, Department of Surgery
  10. 1998
    HeadSupply/Services Expense Reduction Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  11. 1997
    ChairSearch Committee for Chair, Critical Care Service, Department of Critical Care
  12. 1997
    MemberFacilities Development Committee, Facilities Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  13. 1997
    MemberLiver Transplant Surgery Search Committee, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery
  14. 1997
    Associate ExaminerCertifying Examination, American Board of Surgery
  15. 1996 - 2002
    Vice ChairDepartment of Surgery
  16. 1996 - 2000
    MemberResearch Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  17. 1996 - 1997
    Membership ChairmanExecutive Council, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  18. 1996 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  19. 1995 - 1996
    RecorderExecutive Council, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  20. 1994 - 1997
    MemberExecutive Council, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  21. 1994 - 1995
    CouncilorExecutive Council, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  22. 1994
    Member18th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  23. 1992
    ModeratorVascular Surgery Resident Papers Session, Society of University Surgeons
  24.  
    ChairEndovascular Issues Task Force, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  25.  
    MemberCPC Oversight Task Force for Division of Gastroenterology, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  26.  
    MemberSurgical Council, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  27.  
    MemberMinimally Invasive Surgery Committee, Department of Surgery
  28.  
    MemberDivision of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery
  29.  
    MemberDoctors Mayo Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  30.  
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  31.  
    Distinguished FellowSociety for Vascular Surgery
  32.  
    Invited ReviewerParalyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation
  33.  
    Local Arrangements Chairman18th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  34.  
    Local Arrangements Chairman24th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  35.  
    MemberVascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (formerly the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society)
  36.  
    MemberWestern Vascular Society
  37.  
    MemberSociety of Surgical Chairs
  38.  
    MemberRocky Mountain Vascular Surgical Society
  39.  
    MemberPriestley Society
  40.  
    MemberAssociation of Academic Surgeons
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