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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Orthopaedics Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Orthopaedics Cancer Center GWV Wilkes-Barre
1000 E Mountain Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 40 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
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Bowen, Thomas Richard, MD, FAAOS Visit Geisinger.org for information on Thomas Richard Bowen, MD, FAAOS. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 168 ratings
33 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified, 2009
  • Cancer
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Orthopaedics

Education:

  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University 2001

Residency:

  • Geisinger Medical Center 2006

Fellowship:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 2007
    Orthopedic Oncology

Clinical Interests:

Benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumors, including soft tissue sarcoma and bone sarcoma. 

Related Interests:

Sarcoma of bone and the connective tissue, limb salvage surgery with allograft or endoprosthetic reconstruction, benign tumors of bone and the connective tissues, surgical management of metastatic bone cancer

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.9 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.8 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.8 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.7 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.8 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.8 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Dec 21, 2015
as this is the third time treating zacs ubc in his leg dr Bowen shares in our frustration and feeling of watchful waiting to see what happens next
Dec 16, 2015
Unsure - first visit.
Dec 14, 2015
Dr. Bowen is one of the most honest, caring doctor's I have ever encountered
Dec 11, 2015
Dr. Bowen and Dr. Cabello were excellent.
Nov 5, 2015
Dr. Bowen was both honest and concerned. A great experience!
Oct 28, 2015
Dr. Bowen was very thorough in his explanation about my condition and further treatment. I can't believe how good he is.
Oct 16, 2015
No medications are required.
Oct 12, 2015
Dr. Bowen & his staff are wonderful and an asset to the medical staff at Geisinger. He performed my double knee replacement 5 yrs. ago & recently removed a benign tumor from my knee. I trust him completely & have recommended Geisinger & Dr. Bowen to others needing double knee replacement=he's the best!
Oct 2, 2015
Dr. Bowen is fantastic. It's a blessing and a curse. A curse because he has so many patients and therefore, his office is so busy.
Sep 2, 2015
I walk away with a good and understanding feeling and know I came to the rite place and person.
Aug 21, 2015
Dr Bowen is a very kind caring doctor
Aug 17, 2015
Dr Bowen is the epitome of excellence.
Aug 17, 2015
no medications or follow up care
Aug 12, 2015
The issue I had is not listed here: This appt. was in Danville, but I live near GWV. I needed a bone scan - The resident phys. said someone would call me to schedule in Wilkes-Barre, but no one called. When I finally got directed to Nuclear Medicine @ GWV, the person on the phone said she doesn't know that someone needs an appt. unless she gets a call from Danville.
Aug 7, 2015
*Dr. Bowen is the most sensitive & caring dr., I am so happy that he is my doctor I believe he saved my life.
Aug 5, 2015
Dr. Bowen was very personable and informative. He showed a concern for my situation and was very understanding. I was very comfortable with the visit and outcome.
Jul 6, 2015
Dr. Bowen is one of the most professional, kind, and compassionate doctors I know! Ever since Feb. of 2012 with my diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer/ hip replacement, he has answered all my questions, and has been very patient and courteous. I would recommend him to anyone! Barb Smith was a nurse on my floor 3 and a half years ago. At that time she made sure my room and bed were comfortable, helped me manage my pain, and sat with me when my husband went to pick up my son. We've kept in touch ever since, and she made the effort to come visit me during this doctor visit. Geisinger gives great care!!
Jul 1, 2015
*Dr. Bowen is an attentive listener, a caring provider, and most wonderfully of all educates himself on what he does not understand. Instead of merely relying on his own experience, he seeks knowledge on topics and effectively implements plans based on the knowledge he has gained. Phenomenal doctor!
June 29, 2015
*Dr. Bowen is great - a great personality, very friendly.
June 24, 2015
He has always taken time to explain my condition and has gone out of his way to understand our circumstances. He did a great job in removing my tumor and follow-up.
June 10, 2015
Seth was very helpful!
June 5, 2015
I just love *Dr. Bowen, he is great and very concerning doctor.
Apr 8, 2015
Dr. Bowen and his intern James Huston were wonderful. They put me quickly at ease and showed great concern for my symptoms and health. I had utmost confidence they would help me. They are both a great assett to the hospital. I would highly recommend Dr. Bowen and Geisinger to all my friends and family.
March 13, 2015
I feel it would be more comforting to have seen x-rays and have them explained to me.
March 13, 2015
The wait time was short and the wait time for the doctor was short.So that for me was a plus because i had to go to work after my appointment.
Feb 27, 2015
Dr. Bowen has traits not typical of other providers. He is very concerned about my health issue as if it were his own issue. I couldn't be happier with the care he has provided to me and the consideration he has given my family over the past four years. He is a positive example, other MD's might follow his lead.
Feb 23, 2015
Dr. Bowen listens and makes me feel as if he would take as long as necessary to answer all my questions. He is A++. I consider him to be a top surgeon and have had good results from my surgeries he did for me.
Feb 20, 2015
5) Does not apply
Feb 18, 2015
I really like Dr. Bowen & think he is a great doctor. He has been my doctor for 7 years with my medical problem & he cares about my well being.
Feb 18, 2015
This Doctor is a great human and I have complete faith in him. Would and have recommended him to others.
Feb 13, 2015
Dr. Bowen and his staff are A+ in my mind. The whole Geisinger experience from testing to surgery to follow up has been has been great.
Feb 11, 2015
I have been seeing Dr. Bowen for several years. I personally would not want to see anyone else. He has a great disposition and a friendly concerned attitude that you like to find in a doctor. However, this type of care and concern is something you don't find all the time.
Feb 6, 2015
Dr. Bowen is an excellent doctor & I have recommended him to friends.