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James Bowers, MD

James Bowers, MD

Joint Replacement

Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Triangle Region

Triangle Orthopaedics Surgery Center

Life is motion, motion is life.”

Medical Philosophy: Medicine gives Dr. Bowers an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. Through his work in orthopedics, Dr. Bowers is able to restore his patients’ active lifestyles. He takes time to clearly communicate to every patient how a procedure will be preformed and what to expect afterward.

Medical Interests: Dr. Bowers specializes in total joint replacements of the knee, hip, and shoulder. His custom total knee replacements and his anterior approach to hip replacements sets him apart from most other orthopedic surgeons. He also performs knee arthroscopies including ACL reconstructions, and shoulder replacement surgery.

Personal Interests: Dr. Bowers loves athletics, especially soccer, swimming and triathlons. He completed the Wisconsin Ironman in 2008 and 2012. He also enjoys reading and learning to play the guitar.

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  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Orthopedic Residency
  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Orthopedic Research Fellowship


  • Board Certifications: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Fellow Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Active Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Doctor Bowers did both of my knee surgeries. He takes time to answer any questions you may have and explain the procedure . He is extremely knowledgeable , skilled surgeon with many years of experience. I would trust his expertise completely and grateful for the care I received.

Natalya K


Dr. Bowers is a great doctor. He is attentive, listens to my concerns and tries his best to fix the problem. I highly recommend him!

Ellen B


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