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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

There is no publicly available rating for this care provider for one or more of the following reasons:
  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 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 167 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

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


  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University 2001


  • Geisinger Medical Center 2006


  • 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
- 4.9 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.8 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.9 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 >
Jan 20
The Resident Physician and Dr. Bower were both very thorough and very friendly. L liked both very much.
Dec 23, 2016
Dr. Bowen is fantastic. He always explains everything and makes sure I'm on the same page. He is genuinely concerned for all his patients, as are the people around him. You're lucky to have Dr. Bowen.
Dec 12, 2016
I was just discharged the morning of my appointment from general surgery and was treated very gently by the orthopedic department. Although I am scheduled for knee replacement surgery, Dr. Bowen expressed the importance of being completely healed from my surgery before performing any other surgery.
Dec 12, 2016
Dr. Bower is the best care provider I have ever had.
Dec 12, 2016
Very likely.
Dec 7, 2016
15 minutes with doctor after 45 minute wait
Dec 5, 2016
Dr. Bowen & his staff are great. He makes sure I understand everything, I can ask him as many questions as I want & he takes his time to answer me so I understand. You should have an excellent rating for this.
Dec 5, 2016
Dr. Bowen was truly kind and showed excellent empathy. He is highly experienced, explained my condition well, and prescribed the best treatment options for me.
Nov 7, 2016
I just love Dr. Bowen, he is the kindness doctor and a great doctor.
Oct 26, 2016
dr. Bowen always treats me very well, explains why and why not about everything
Oct 10, 2016
2, 4, 6, 8 they were great
Sep 26, 2016
Very good.
Sep 19, 2016
Everyone that has worked with Justin has done a fabulous job. The care they give him is awesome.
Sep 19, 2016
Dr. Bowen was wonderful.
Sep 9, 2016
Dr. Bowen was super,so comfortable w/him
Sep 2, 2016
Dr. Bowen & his PA Rebecca are wonderful people as well as the finest medical care one can ask for. In a way I put them right alongside God. What more can I say?
Aug 31, 2016
Dr. Bowen took his time going over everything, the risks involved, complications, etc. He showed that he cares about me and my outcome.
Aug 22, 2016
No meds needed
Aug 22, 2016
my situation was complicated. everyone tried to address my issues and did very well at it
Aug 12, 2016
Not just very good, OUTSTANDING !!
Aug 8, 2016
Dr. Bowen has the ability to stress the seriousness of condition with our frightening me.
Jul 27, 2016
One of the best.
Jul 27, 2016
very good experience at youre hospital
Jul 20, 2016
Dr. and nurse were great
Jul 11, 2016
For 4 and a half years I have had excellent care from Dr. Bowen. It's not easy to tell someone they have Stage 4 cancer that has spread to most bones. He has always answered my questions, been very friendly, efficient and professional. He is truly excited for my progress and even sent me a hand written note to thank me for a gift. I would recommend Dr. Bowen to anyone!
Jul 1, 2016
Have already recommended.
June 29, 2016
Enjoyed & very satisfied. Dr. Thomas Bowen MD is wonderful and I thank him!
June 8, 2016
Another MD spend more time with me than dr. Bowen. I talked to Dr Bowen maybe 5 minutes? The other MD was very nice, and he shared with Dr. Bower everything I told him. I think he is in training. I do understand that part. But it would be nice if Dr Bowen could spend alittle more time with the patient. I know he is on a time limit, because of that, I felt like he was in a hurry to go to the next patient. I'm not blaming Dr Bower, He is a wonderful Dr!!! Its the GMC that allows very short time with patients. Doctors should not be pushed to a time limit when it comes to patients, that is one of my main concerns about Geisinger , things get missed because of it, and we feel like a number not a person. Dr Bower is the best!!!! He saved my life, and he always makes me feel important when I'm there. System needs some work at time limits!!!
May 27, 2016
Dr. Bowen is an excellent physician; both knowledgeable & compassionate.
May 4, 2016
Dr. Bowen gave me my mobility back through right hip revision in 2013 and left hip replacement in 2015. Can't thank him enough! George Henkel
May 2, 2016
The result of my visit was to have surgery. The doctor did a great job presenting the option and allowing me to make the decision. He was extremely informative and understanding as I was quite surprised and noticeably upset with the only option available. Unfortunately, since the visit, my insurance company has gotten involved and, in general, I don't feel the same level of support from the office.
Apr 25, 2016
I have been seeing Dr. Bowen for 7 yrs. now. He is the one who replaced my hip. I hope I will be coming to him for my care another 7 yrs. I am going into my 80's soon. He is a wonderful doctor & caring.
Apr 22, 2016
Dr. Bowen is an EXCELLENT dr!!! I fully trust him with my care!!
Apr 11, 2016
Dr Bowen is excellent provider
Apr 11, 2016
Dr. Bowen was MOST attentive to my needs!
Apr 4, 2016
I have utmost confidence in this provider. He shows concern and explains conditions well and is always friendly and makes one feel at ease.
Apr 1, 2016
Dr. Bowen is an excellent and very caring doctor.
March 23, 2016
Dr Bowen is the only reason I continue care at Geisinger. Recent experiences in 2 other departments with my mother at Geisinger caused me to change her care to Cleveland Clinic. You can screw with me, but you are NOT going to screw with my mother.