Vinson, Sidney L., MDGastroenterology

: Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic: (479) 582-7230

    Dr. Sidney Vinson provides colon cancer screenings and care to patients with gastrointestinal and liver problems.

    Dr. Vinson is a Fayetteville native. Prior to moving back to Arkansas, he was a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps and Assistant Chief of Gastroenterology at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After completing 12 years of military service, Dr. Vinson, his wife and two children moved back to Northwest Arkansas to be a part of the wonderful family oriented community.

    Certifications

    • Board Certified in Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine

    Education

    • Subspecialty Residency in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    • Fort Sam, Houston, Texas
    • Internal Medicine Residency

      Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia

    • Doctorate in Medicine

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology

      Hendrix College, Conway

    Specialties

    • Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
    • Cirrhosis
    • Celiac disease and food intolerances
    • Chronic vomiting and gastroparesis
    • Colorectal cancer, including determining whether you have a genetic risk
    • Colon Cancer Screening / Colonoscopy
    • Diverticulitis, diverticulosis and ischemic bowel disease
    • Functional illness, such as constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, belching and flatulence
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • Nutritional deficiencies
    • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    • Peptic ulcer disease and Helicobacter pylori
    • Viral hepatitis