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W. Scott Bowen, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


​Specialties: Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery and Sports Medicine


A native of Little Rock, Dr. Bowen graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in chemistry in 1977. Upon graduating with a degree in medicine from UAMS in 1981, he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1986. Dr. Bowen specializes in total shoulder, hip and knee replacement, as well as arthroscopic reconstruction of the knee and shoulder. His certifications include the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Bowen is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedics Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Arkansas Medical Society. He has been published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. As Chairman of the Board of Managers for Arkansas Surgical Hospital, Dr. Bowen is actively involved in decisions regarding overall patient care and growth of the facility. His participation in numerous clinical trials studied how various pain medicines and blood thinning drugs affect patients recovering from orthopedic surgery. His private practice has spanned more than 38 years. Dr Bowen has been voted as one of the best doctors in orthopedic surgery in the Arkansas Times Best Doctors multiple times.  He has three grown children and enjoys biking, hiking, tennis, hunting, scuba diving and running.

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