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Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology Clinic

(located at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic)
3344 N. Futrall Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Telephone: 479.582.7230
Fax: 479.582.7249
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Now Offering Televisits

We are honored that you chose us. Thank you for the opportunity to provide you with an unrivaled patient experience.

Meet Our Physician


Our Clinic Services

  • We specialize in areas of digestive health such as acid reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), esophageal disorders, colon cancer prevention, liver and biliary tract disease, hepatitis and pancreatic disease.
  • Procedures we perform include screening and diagnostic colonoscopies, upper endoscopy (EGD), flexible sigmoidoscopy, Bravo pH test, esophageal manometry, and video capsule endoscopy.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dr. Hicks provides screening colonoscopies at the North Hills Surgery Center. Screening is a very important preventative measure to catch cancer early before it advances to an incurable stage. Most colon cancers develop from adenomas which are a benign clump of cells that form inside the colon. If not removed at an early stage, these polyps can develop into colon cancer. For all average risk adults, screening is recommended to begin at 45 years, or earlier if you are at a higher risk of developing colon cancer (genetic predisposition or family history of colorectal cancer).


Appointments

Please call us at 479.582.7230 to request an appointment. Some insurance plans require a referral from your primary physician. Please check with your plan and request a referral from your primary physician if it is required.

Hours

The clinic is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Holidays

We are closed New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday), Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Inclement Weather

Please check local television stations and MANA and Washington Regional social media for announcements regarding clinic closures due to inclement weather. Patients should call the clinic before coming in during inclement weather.

Emergencies

In case of an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

24/7 Care

If you have a medical problem that cannot wait until the next business day, Washington Regional has Urgent Care locations throughout Northwest Arkansas. If you need to reach a provider after hours, please call 479.463.1000 and ask to speak to the physician on call.

Prescription Refill

Patients who take critical prescription medications are advised to adhere to the schedule of lab and office visits recommended by their doctor. Please bring your medications, or a list of them, to your office visit and ask your doctor to write refills for any medications you anticipate needing.

Patients who have been seen by the doctor at appropriate intervals may call for refills on some prescriptions (antibiotics excluded). You may call your pharmacy 2 – 3 days prior to running out of medication so the pharmacy can fax a refill request to the clinic. Please allow 48 hours for refill requests. Requests received after 2:00 p.m. will be processed within the next two business days. Refills are done on Monday through Thursday.

Patients who use a mail order pharmacy plan will need to pick up written prescriptions from the clinic and mail them to their providing pharmacy.

Patient Portal

Washington Regional Gastroenterology Clinic patients can click here to access electronic medical records.

Release of Information

A medical request signed by the patient is required to send or release records to anyone. If you are requesting a copy of your records, there may be an additional fee.

To request your medical records, download a record release form and turn it into Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, A MANA Clinic.

Financial Requirements

We accept most major insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid. You should have your insurance card available at all appointments. Copays, deductibles and/or co-insurance must be paid at time of service. We accept cash, checks and credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover).