Dr. Bruce Bowers, MD

Dr. Bruce Bowers, MD

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Dr. Bruce Bowers, MD is a cardiology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from St George's University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

7777 Forest Ln Bldg C

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-8855

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bowers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Bowers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bowers "Bruce Bowers, MD, FACC is the National Director of Interventional Cardiology for the Hospital Corporation of America. HCA is the largest hospital company in the United States. Dr. Bowers oversees the interventional cardiology programs at 130 hospitals across the country. He was appointed to this prestigious leadership position because of his longstanding record of outstanding clinical outcomes in the most high risk patients and his commitment to high quality medicine.Dr. Bowers currently serves as the principal investigator for three Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) clinical trials. He has performed more than 700 minimally invasive valve replacements. He is recognized as a national leader in minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of valvular and structural heart disease. His contributions to the field of structural heart disease have resulted in his appointment to the faculty of several international medical meetings where he shares his experiences with other physicians. Dr. Bowers' research work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Thoracic Surgery, The Journal of the American Heart Association and The Journal of Invasive Cardiology.His outstanding clinical skills have placed him in a small group of physicians that are requested to train other physicians in the latest cutting edge cardiovascular procedures. He has served as a consultant and advisor to several companies that develop new cardiac technologies.Dr. Bowers continues to perform coronary stent procedures as well as peripheral vascular procedures. He offers procedures to address congenital heart abnormalities found in adults. In the near future, he will have the ability to provide therapy to patients that cannot take blood thinners that have atrial fibrillation to reduce their risk of stroke.Dr. Bowers also serves as the Medical Director of Invasive and Noninvasive Cardiology at Medical City Dallas Hospital. He is the Cardiology Director of The Dallas Valve Institute. He is the Cardiology Services leader for the North Texas Division of HCA. He has received The Best Doctors in America Award.When he is not attending to medical matters, he enjoys spending time with his family. He has been married for 15 years and has four children ages 12, 10, 9 and 9. He likes to start his day with an early morning run with his Golden-Doodle, Beau.Dr. Bowers has a simple approach to patient care. He treats his patients the way he would want his own family members treated if they were in the same situation. His patients give him the highest ratings and often times refer their friends and family members to him for care. Dr. Bowers feels very fortunate and privileged to care for those that entrust their lives with him. Medicine is both his passion and calling.Dr. Bowers is accepting new patients."
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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Block Progressive, Familial
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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50  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wesleyan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • St George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Fellow Award, 2003-2004
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowers' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowers to family and friends
42 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bowers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Bowers is an excellent cardiologist. He takes his time and makes sure that you have the best care. He really cares about his patients and I appreciate being with such a great group of cardiologists.
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Dr. Bowers took time to answer all my questions and to address my concerns. I would highly recommend him to patients in need of a cardiologist.
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I have had noting but GREAT experiences with Dr. Bowers and his staff. I recommend Dr. Bowers any chance I get and will continue to do so. He truly cares about his patients and is a wonderful doctor.
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Excellent service
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This was my first visit to see Dr. Bowers, I just moved to Dallas a little over a year ago. I was sitting in the waiting room filling out my new patient paperwork and listening to all the other patients saying how much of a great doctor he was, I called to the back and met Dr. Bowers and he was...more
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