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Fowler, Wyatt Charles, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.90 out of 5 | 143 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology | General Surgery
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (GI & HPB)
(980) 302-6300
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Patient Comments 12 reviews
October 28, 2021
Dr. Fowler is an excellent doc providing thoroughly every bit of information necessary. He is a wonderful professional attribute to Novant but more importantly he is superb in clearly explaining all details to me concerning my present circumstance and what to expect going forward.
-Patient in STALLINGS, North Carolina

October 21, 2021
Out of all my physicians I see, (and I see many… unfortunately), Dr Fowler is the doctor that I trust the most. He has always been professional, caring, helpful, most sincere, and just all around the doctor I just most with my life. I couldn’t ask for a better doctor than Dr Fowler.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

October 11, 2021
Love Dr Fowler
-Patient in STOKESDALE, North Carolina

October 02, 2021
Dr Fowler was very informative
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina

September 11, 2021
Dr. Fowler is always thorough and nice. Always explains everything.
-Patient in Kershaw, South Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (GI & HPB)
(980) 302-6300

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Medical School:
Wake Forest University

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center 1990

Fox Chase Cancer Center 1992

Board Certifications:
General Surgery

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I am a surgical oncologist with a subspeciality in hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB), gastric and esophageal surgery. My goal is to have the skill set, knowledge, experience and compassion to heal or comfort all the patients who I am given the honor and responsibility to serve.

Much of my free time is spent learning or improving robotic-assisted and other surgical techniques used to treat cancers of the upper GI tract, liver and pancreas and deliver the best possible patient care. I also stay up-to-date with HPB trends through my memberships in the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons and the Mecklenburg County Medical Society.

Outside of surgery, I have worked for decades on advancing therapies that promote faster, and more effective, recovery after surgery for cancer patients - everything from what you eat before surgery to pain control and therapy after surgery. All told, I have published nine articles in peer-reviewed journals and made multiple presentations across the country on my findings.

I was proud to serve my country as a physician in the United States Air Force and was honored with the Air Force Achievement Award in 1990. In 2009, I was named Physician of the Year by Novant Health. My peers recognize me each year with a Top Physician award sponsored by Charlotte Magazine, and I have been named to the Best Doctors of America list.

My wife and I have been married for more than 40 years. We made Charlotte our home in 1997. Together, we have two daughters and a grandson. I enjoy most sports, reading, working out, time with family and worship. I've participated on multiple medical missions to Haiti with faith-based groups, including Charlotte-based Bless Back Worldwide. I am also an outdoor enthusiast who likes to spend as much time on the water as possible.

Special Interests: Hepatobiliary Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Gender: Male