About Richard E Bowen, MD



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Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004


Stanford University, Stanford, CA B.S., Chemistry 1987-1991
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA M.D. 1991-1995
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Orthopaedic Surgery 1995-2001
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA Pediatric Orthopaedic, Spinal Deformity, and Sports Medicine Surgery 2001-2002
Travelling Fellowship
Kaiser Orange County and Orthopaedic Specialty Institute, Orange County, CA Sports Medicine 3-7/2010
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship 1997-1998

Hospital/academic affiliations

  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA | Los Angeles, CA

Society memberships

Specialty Society Memberships
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society


Honors/Awards: POSNA Travelling Fellowship Recipient (2008); Shriners Hospitals for Children Outcomes Research Mentorship Program award recepient (2004-5); Spinal Deformity Advancement Award recipient, Spinal Deformity Education Group (2003-4). Teaching Activities: Course Chairman, UCLA medical student subinternship rotation, Shriners Hospitals-Los Angeles; Course Chairman, White Memorial Medical Center Family Practice resident rotation, Shriners Hospitals-Los Angeles; Resident Education Coordinator, UCLA and Harbor-UCLA orthopaedic surgery rotation, Shriners Hospitals-Los Angeles; Clinical instructor, Clinical Application of Basic Science Course, UCLA School of Medicine; Medical Student Preceptor, UCLA School of Medicine. Research Grants: Co-investigator, Functional impact of preoperative gait analysis in patients with ambulatory spastic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial, Agency for health care research and aging,(NIH grant).

Contact Information

Renee and Meyer Luskin Children's Clinic of Orthopaedic Hospital 1530 Arizona Ave. Santa Monica, CA USA 90404 View map Phone 310-395-4814 Fax 310-395-4943

Other staff in my practice

Anthony A. Scaduto, MD; Mauricio Silva, MD; William L. Oppenheim, MD; Lewis Zionts, MD;

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