Dr. Sidney Vinson

Gastroenterology
Fayetteville, AR
26 years experience male

Locations

Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic

Fayetteville, AR

Address

3344 Futrall Drive, Fayetteville, AR
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Mercy Health Plans of MO

QualChoice of Arkansas

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Sidney Vinson provides colon cancer screenings and care to patients with gastrointestinal and liver problems. A Fayetteville native, Dr. Vinson has a medical degree from the University Of Arkansas School Of Medicine. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Dr. Vinson is board certified in Gastroenterology. 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, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After completing 12 years of military service, Dr. Vinson, moved back to Northwest Arkansas to be a part of this wonderful family oriented community.

Specialties
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Gastroenterology, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

644 Answers
77 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Aggressive wiping does not cause hemorrhoids however it can cause anal irritation, pain, bleeding.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You have erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease. This should heal with acid medications. In order to prevent future issues you should avoid caffeine, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Pharmacies pay different amounts for the drugs based upon order volume the same as any other company would. Pharmacies do offer discounts to insurance ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Sep 12, 2013
Gives kind, informative answers. A pleasure to recommend.
Sep 12, 2013
Gives good medical advice and is caring
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vinson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! this helped me know why my stomach felt this way i already knew i have abdominal pain from a long time and now i know why i have pain right now thanks so much u were ver...Read More
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It was 8yrs ago. But i did see a doctor and it turned out to betrapped gas and the x-ray should no fecal matter. I was given phosphate solution to clean out my abdomen. Thanx foe the reply though.
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so much, this helped me out so much as I didn't know what to eat or drink because of all the wives tales being bought up with.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine, AR
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic
Washington Regional Medical Center
ASGE
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