Colorectal Surgeon Jason Mizell, M.D., Joins UAMS

By Nate Hinkel

Mizell’s specialties include general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, and surgical endoscopy. Among the conditions he treats are colon and rectal cancer; inflammatory bowel disease; diverticulitis; colonic obstruction; fecal incontinence; and constipation.

He received his medical degree and completed his residency at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La. Following his residency, Mizell completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha – Honor Medical Society and the Arkansas Medical Society.

His honors include receiving the LSU Humanism in Medicine Award, being named Chief Administrative Surgery Resident and receiving the Best Teaching Resident Award. He has traveled to Cambodia and Mexico as a medical volunteer.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or