About Powell Orthopedics

For 20 plus years, Dr. Mark W. Powell, a triple board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has been delivering state-of-the-art general orthopedic and sports medicine care to patients in Fayetteville, Arkansas. At his clinic, Powell Orthopedics, Dr. Powell specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder, as well as general care for tendon injuries and arthritis. Dr. Powell welcomes patients of all ages at his practice, from children to seniors, and tailors his treatments to fit the lifestyle and goals of each.

Dr. Powell completed his orthopedic residency at the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia. From there, he finished a sports medicine fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he worked with professional, collegiate, and high school sports teams, including members of the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Blues. In 1997, Dr. Powell returned to northwest Arkansas to set up his private practice, Powell Orthopedics.

To provide a wide choice of surgical care, Dr. Powell is affiliated with several Arkansas clinics and hospitals, including Northwest Medical Center, Washington Regional Medical Center, Physician's Surgery Center, North Hills Surgery Center, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and North Arkansas Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Powell’s passion for sports extends to involvement in the community where he coaches local youth sports and is also on the sidelines as an orthopedist for his alma mater’s team, the Fayetteville High School Bulldogs. An avid fly fisherman, he’s been named in the International Game and Fish Association World Record Book five years in a row for his stream fishing prowess.

Dr. Powell and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Fayetteville with their two children.

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Words from our patients

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    "I have been to other orthopedic doctors, and I have to say that Dr. Powell is the only one who has helped me! I love his staff, they are all very friendly and sweet!"

    Laura C.
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    "Kudos to Powell Orthopedics! An excellent medical team, a welcoming front office, and a physical therapy team committed to your well-being."

    Verified Patient
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    "Dr. Powell is top shelf. I was highly pleased with my results. His physical therapy team was awesome too."

    Clay H.