Mark “Willy” Pickhardt, MD

Dr. Mark “Willy” Pickhardt • Urology

Dr. Pickhardt is a Fayetteville native that joined Highlands as our first board-certified Urologist. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from the University of Arkansas, finishing summa cum laude, and received his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he graduated first in his class. He then went on to complete his Urology Residency at Indiana/Purdue University in Indianapolis where he also completed a general surgery internship.

He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA), which allows entry only by the top 5% of physicians. He became board-certified in 2022.

Dr. Pickhardt is extensively trained in minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery, open surgery, and endourology. He earned his Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery in 2022.

 He is currently seeing patients for any issue pertaining to Urology or the adrenals. He does have a special focus on Urologic oncology (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular and penile cancers). He specialized in robotic procedures including partial nephrectomies, prostatectomies, bladder removal and more.

He and his wife, Katie, enjoy spending time with their two lovely dogs, Fynn and Bodie. Any other spare time he spends running with occasional cycling and swimming. He has previously competed in multiple Ironmans, marathons, and triathlons across the world.

Dr. Pickhardt currently offers free prostate cancer screenings. Click here to request an appointment.