Dr. Thomas Bowen, MD

Dr. Thomas Bowen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Thomas Bowen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1000 E Mountain Dr

Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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30  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • 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
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.


  • University Of Delaware
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Harvard University Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowen to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bowen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Bowen is the most knowledgeable, wonderful, caring, and compassionate doctor our family has ever met! He took superb care of our 4 year old daughter who had a very aggressive bone tumor. He made her feel safe even though she was young and going through so much! Words can not describe who much I...more
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