Dr. Ronald Bowman, MD

Dr. Ronald Bowman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Ronald Bowman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tigard, OR and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

9445 SW Locust St

Tigard, OR 97223

Contact Information

(503) 352-1313

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 68% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 42% of peers
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Bowman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bowman "I personally want to welcome you to Tigard Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic. Regardless of how your injury occurred be that sports, work or home - I am confident our medical team can return you to a healthy lifestyle quickly and safely. Our reputation is based on sound medical decisions and serving our community with integrity. I look forward to serving you with your medical orthopedic needs." Ron Bowman Dr. Bowman is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of practice experience providing comprehensive surgical care. He has served as the Chairman of the Oregon Worker's Comp Legislative Medical Advisory Committee since 2004. His passions are cycling, golf, skiing, boating and water skiing. Both Dr. Bowman & Vince participated in Cycle Oregon in 2010. He firmly believes in an active lifestyle.
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bowman "Our highly specialized medical staff are experienced in the latest diagnostic techniques and treatment options available. Whether you're an elite athlete with a serious injury or a worker who has suffered a serious injury on the job – our team will help you return to work and to an active lifestyle quickly and safely. Tigard Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic, is a physician owned practice, is committed to providing you with the highest level of orthopedic medical care possible. This commitment is one reason why Tigard Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic maintains such high level of patient satisfaction.

If you have been injured at work, we provide a range of services that will get you back into the work force.  We communicate closely with your employer, workers compensation adjuster or your attorney to explore modified work, time off from work if necessary and help you migrate back to work from your work related injury.  Work injuries can be challenging however with our outpatient physical therapy, your rehabilitation program will also enhance your recovery so you may return to an active and healthy lifestyle.   

In your search you may hear many terms such as bone doctor, orthopedic surgeon, orthopedic specialist, and or a sports medicine specialist/surgeon who will repair your injury successfully.  Finding that local orthopedic doctor that you TRUST with your healthcare is why you are so important to us - contact us today to schedule your orthopedic consultation."

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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27  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowman to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Bowman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We have had a series of unfortunate events in our family that has led to 5 shoulder surgeries in 2 years, Dr Bowman has done all but 1. I fell and tore my labrum and biceps tendon and was in a ton of pain. I was able to be seen quickly , have testing done and schedule surgery all within just a few...more
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I heard Dr. Bowman was a fantastic orthopedic surgeon, I got a torn ligament in my right ankle. Dr. Bowman referred me to Dr. Kennedy last I knew he assistant professor at OHSU, dr. Kennedy really did a number on me. But the damage that was done made me crippled in my right side angle tailored...more
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no I would not recommend anybody to him. dr. Bowman did not do the surgery on my ankle. Simple ligament tear. He referred me to Dr. Kennedy he was Oregon sports medicine. He is associate professor at OHSU. After a few months of therapy dr. Bowman Dr. Kennedy decide to go forward with my surgery ....more
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Very straight forward and upfront about what he recommends for treatment and why. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the worker's compensations system and that was invaluable.
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