Dr. Kent Lowry, MD

Dr. Kent Lowry, MD

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Dr. Kent Lowry, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rhinelander, WI and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

444 E Timber Dr

Rhinelander, WI 54501

Contact Information

(715) 369-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Lowry's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lowry " Entering healthcare after being trained as a mechanical engineer, I bring a unique perspective to musculoskeletal care. This perspective results in an analytical, attention to detail combined with a commitment to quality improvement activities. I strive to bring the latest, state of the art orthopedic techniques to my patients, and demonstrate this commitment by being double Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Additionally, I am committed to healthcare quality improvement by maintaining broad involvement in local, regional, and national volunteer activities, which include quality improvement, orthopedic performance measurement, and interactions/consultations with government agencies. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lowry ""I believe the foundation of high quality, successful healthcare lies in a committed and mutually respectful patient-physician relationship.  I strive to educate my patients in terms you understand and I place the highest value on 'shared decision making' focused on your healthcare goals and needs.  The success of your treatment outcome and our journey together lies in our commitment to each other." "

14  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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51  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Missouri School Of Science and Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Missouri Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Missouri Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Leadership Fellows Program--American Academy Of Orthopedic Surgeons
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lowry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lowry's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lowry to family and friends
31 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lowry's 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 (13)

Dr. Lowry was the perfect choice. At 76 surgery wasn't my first choice. Dr, Lowry gave me confidence and reassurance that surgery was a good solution. He was definitely right.
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Dr. Lowry and his staff were professional and friendly. I felt that they really cared about me and my recovery through my surgery and afterward. I would recommend him to my family and friends.
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Dr. Lowry did an excellent job fixing my broken foot. The option was left up to me to have the surgery or not and I chose to have the surgery so that I could get back to work sooner. Dr. Lowry did not push something that I did not want. I will definitely recommend Dr. Lowry and his amazing staff to...more
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He is straight forward with his knowledge! Great explanations.
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Dr.Lowry made us feel very confident with the decisions and eventual surgery I had. He took his time to answer all our questions using words we could understand . I would not hestate to refer my friends to Dr. Lowry.
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