W. Conan Mustain, M.D. Colorectal Surgeon
Primary Appointment Location
Surgical Oncology Clinic
449 Jack Stephens Drive
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Little Rock, AR 72205
About Dr. Mustain
Dr. Mustain is board-certified in General and Colon & Rectal Surgery. He earned his medical degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed residency in General Surgery and a 2-year research fellowship at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and Markey Cancer Center in Lexington, KY. His residency in Colon & Rectal Surgery was at University Hospitals-Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Mustain joined the faculty at UAMS in 2015.
A nationally recognized leader in da Vinci colorectal surgery, Dr. Mustain performs over 100 robotic procedures annually, including segmental colectomy, total colectomy, LAR/APR, rectopexy, TAMIS, stoma takedown, and others. With the adoption of 4th generation da Vinci technology, Dr. Mustain is able to offer a minimally invasive approach for more than 90% of elective colectomies and 85% of colorectal resections overall.
This high rate of da Vinci adoption has helped UAMS to become a leader nationally in quality outcomes following colorectal surgery. U.S. News & World Reports has recognized UAMS as High Performing in Colon Cancer Surgery 3 years running. The American College of Surgeons- National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (ACS-NSQIP) has designated UAMS as “Exemplary” (indicating outcomes in the top 10% of all NSQIP hospitals) for colorectal length of stay, surgical site infection, and post-operative morbidity.
Dr. Mustain lives in the Hillcrest neighborhood in Little Rock with his wife and two young boys. He sees patients in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
Dr. Mustain's Academic Background
- Surgery — Colorectal Surgery
- Associate Professor
Education and Training
- Medical School
- University of Mississippi Medical Center
- University of Kentucky
- University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center
- Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
- American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
- American Board of Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Dr. Mustain
UAMS Health providers care for a broad range of conditions, some of which may not be listed below.
Medical Treatments and Procedures Performed or Prescribed by Dr. Mustain
UAMS Health providers perform and prescribe a broad range of treatments and procedures, some of which may not be listed below.
Dr. Mustain's Areas of Expertise
With highly skilled and trained specialists and the latest technology, UAMS Health's digestive health services are the most complete in the state.
The UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is Arkansas’ most comprehensive cancer treatment and research facility.