Paul Farris, MD

Dr. Paul Farris founded Farris Memorial ENT in 2014.  He is graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and has been in practice for more than 30 years. Dr. Farris completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern - Parkland Health & Hospital System and received a year of additional training in microvascular reconstruction and research.

Prior to opening Farris Memorial ENT in 2014, Dr. Farris worked at UAMS Little Rock, AR Center for Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy in Fort Smith, and the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic in Fayetteville.   During his time on staff at UAMS he was the recipient of The Otolaryngology Teaching Award which was presented by the residents.

Dr. Farris is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and is licensed to practice medicine in Arkansas and Oklahoma. He is affiliated with Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR and Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, AR.

Certifications & Licensure
AR State Medical License
1993 - 2018

OK State Medical License
1998 - 2018

American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional  Memberships
Fellow (FAAO-HNS) American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education & Training

Residency – University of Texas Southwestern – Parkland Health & Hospital System

Medical School - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Elizabeth Bowden, M.A., CCC-A

Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Louisiana State University and her Master of Arts degree in Audiology from Memphis State University.  Before joining Farris Memorial ENT, Elizabeth  provided audiological services at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic in Fayetteville, AR for 25 years.

As a certified audiologist Elizabeth Bowden evaluates, diagnoses and treats hearing loss in patients of all ages.  Elizabeth can prescribe and fit hearing aids, recommend assisted listening devices, and provide hearing rehabilitation.

Certifications & Licensure
Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology

American Speech Language Hearing Association, Certification of Clinical Competency

Professional  Memberships
Arkansas Academy of Audiology
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology

Education & Training
Louisiana State University
B.S. Speech Pathology

Memphis State University
M.A. Audiology