Dr. Samuel Bowen II, MD

Dr. Samuel Bowen II, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Samuel Bowen II, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3125 Independence Dr Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 986-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowen II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowen II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowen II to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Bowen II's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Birmingham, AL
Dr. Bowen is very knowledgeable and thorough!
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in Montgomery, AL
We would NOT recommend Bowen to anybody we love. He must have trouble hearing patients. Don't go to him unless you like docs who lean against the counter several feet from you and rarely stays in the exam room for more than a minute or two but still takes your money.
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in Centre, AL
This doctor is not a good one he mess up my boyfriend's back and I will never use him for a sugary if I was any one he is a bad doctor
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in Ft Payne, AL
He successfully repaired my upper herniated disc about a year ago - all is well. Nice guy, not overly talkative but was straight forward which I appreciate. Too many doctors that sugar coat stuff so he worked well for me. Was referred to me by a close doctor friend (surgeon) that he has sent...more
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Terrible doctor, would not recommend to anyone! Did not spend sufficient time or care in my appointment, and there was only one other patient in the office. Dr. Bowen did not examine my spine and was very abrupt and blunt.
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