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With a medical philosophy that centers upon “Life is motion, motion is life,” Dr. James Bowers is dedicated to helping his patients return to an active lifestyle. His expertise in joint replacement surgery enables Dr. Bowers to address a number of orthopedic problems from hip, knee, and shoulder pain to knee and hip arthritis, osteoarthritis, and meniscus tears (among other conditions).
Dr. Bowers attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After graduating, he completed his residency through Duke University Medical Center in Orthopedics. Following, Dr. Bowers’ earned a Fellowship in Orthopedic Research from Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Bowers is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a fellow member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
His extensive knowledge and expertise in joint replacements enable Dr. Bowers to perform a diverse and wide range of surgical procedures, which include:
Dr. Bowers’ ultimate goal is to help reduce joint pain and restore range of motion, allowing his patients to resume their daily activities.
When he is not performing surgery, Dr. Bowers enjoys athletics, especially soccer, swimming, and triathlons. He completed the Wisconsin Ironman in 2008 and 2012. He also enjoys reading and learning how to play the guitar.
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