March 18, 2016

Jason S. Mizell, M.D.

Jason S. Mizell, M.D.
Colon & Rectal Surgeon

Dr. Mizell is from a small town in Louisiana, but left to attend Louisiana Tech University where he graduated summa cum laude in 2000. Dr. Mizell obtained his medical degree and completed a general surgery residency at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. After chosing to specialize in colon and rectal surgery, he went on to complete his colorectal fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Mizell enjoys teaching medical students and residents, and has won a number of awards for his teaching. In addition to his teaching, Dr. Mizell is also the Director of the Surgery Clerkship. This postion allows him to direct and instruct medical students during their surgical rotation.

Dr. Mizell married his wife in 2000 and they have three young children. The family is very active in their local church, and have participated in medical mission trips to Mexico, Turkey and Cambodia to help with medical and spiritual needs.

Dr. Mizell’s awards include:

  • Chief Administrative Surgery Resident – 2008-2009
  • Best Teaching Resident – 2005-2009
  • Joseph L. Lowenstein House Officer Teaching Award – 2008-2009
  • State of Louisiana Surgical Jeopardy Champion – 2009
  • Red Sash Teaching Award 2011, 2012 and 2014
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award 2011, 2012 and 2014
  • Circle of Excellence Deans List for patient satisfaction surveys 2011, 2012 and 2014


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Endoscopy


UAMS doctors treat a broad range of conditions some of which may not be listed below.

  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Obstructions
  • Constipation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Rectal Prolapse


The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this doctor.

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endorectal and Anal Ultrasonography
  • Evaluation of Fecal Incontinence
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Diseases
  • Surgery for Colorectal Diseases
  • Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease