Dr. Mark Powell is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and native of Fayetteville, AR. He has been in private practice since 1997 and a business partner of Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) since its establishment in 2009 as an official orthopaedic surgeon caring for Arkansas Razorback athletes. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Tulsa and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS). Dr. Powell completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at West Virginia University Medical Center and spent two years covering WVU Mountaineer football and basketball teams. Following his orthopaedic residency, Dr. Powell completed his sports medicine fellowship at Washington University Medical School, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, where he trained extensively with the St. Louis Rams. In addition to AOS, he is the owner of Powell Orthopedics in Fayetteville.
During his career he has received many honors and was named one of the Top 40 Professionals under 40 in Northwest Arkansas, Teacher of the Year for NWA Family Practice Residency Clinical Faculty, Who’s Who among Executives and Professionals, plus many other accolades. Also, Dr. Powell holds a well-established patent on a night splint used in the treatment of plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Powell is a member of the following: American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Board of Medical Specialties, Arkansas State Medical Board, and Mid-America Orthopaedic Association.
He served as a clinical adviser for new advances in the prevention of venous thromboembolism, clinical faculty at UAMS and Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Family Practice Residency, assistant clinical professor for the Department of Orthopaedics at UAMS.
Dr. Powell has hospital privileges with seven major hospitals in the area including: North West Physicians Specialty Hospital, Northwest Medical Center of Washington County, Washington Regional Medical Center, Willow Creek Women’s Hospital Health, Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center and North Hills Surgery Center.
He has many hours in continuing education credits to stay abreast of healthcare trends and practices as well as numerous publication and presentations he has produced.
He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two children. Kailey, a junior at the University of Arkansas and Taylor, a senior at Fayetteville High School. Dr. Powell has served as the Fayetteville High School team physician for the last 17 years. In his free time, Dr. Powell enjoys fly fishing and a little known fact — he holds a previous IGFA world record on the fly rod. Dr. Mark Powell and his family reside in Fayetteville.