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Fowler, Wyatt Charles, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.91 out of 5 | 124 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (GI & HPB)
(980) 302-6300
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Patient Comments 15 reviews
October 20, 2022
Doctor was very patient and polite
-Patient in Pineville, North Carolina

August 31, 2022
Dr. Fowler cares deeply for his patients.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

August 27, 2022
Dr. Fowler was very knowledgeable about my daughter’s case. He studied it thoroughly to give us as much information as possible. And he gave us the info, pros & cons, so an educated decision could be made.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

August 19, 2022
Muy buen hospital
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

July 06, 2022
As nervous as I was Dr Fowler was extremely informative and helpful in helping me understand my upcoming surgery and I left feeling uplifted
-Patient in LANDIS, North Carolina

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Medical School:
Wake Forest University

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center 1990

Fox Chase Cancer Center 1992

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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, Oncologic Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary Surgery

Gender: Male