J. Richard Bowen, MD

Contact Information

  • Name: J. Richard Bowen
  • Degree: MD
  • Title / Position: Nemours Professor of Education and Research, Professor of Orthopaedics Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Street Address: 1600 Rockland Road
  • City: Wilmington
  • State/Province: Delaware
  • Zip/Postal code: 19899
  • Country: United States
  • Office phone number: 302.651.4000
  • Office fax number: 302.651.5951
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Alfred I. duPont Institute
  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orhtopaedic Surgery

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):
    • American Academy of Orhtopaedic Surgeons
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society
  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • COMPLICATIONS IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY ed by C. H. Epps, Jr. and J. R. Bowen (contains 34 chapters, 865 pages) J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1994.
    • DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP ed by Bowen, JR and Kotzias-Neto, Anastacio (contains 12 chapters, 300 pages) Data Trace Publishing, Maryland, 2006.
    • DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP By Bowen, JR and Kotzias-Neto, N and Pan, S.: People’s Medical Publishing House: pmph@pmph.com ISBM 978-117-12161-3, Beijing, China 2009.
    • Bowen, J.R.: Screening to Detect Congenitally Dislocated Hip. Editorial DEL.MED. J.54:393-395, 1982.
    • Kasser, J.R.; Bowen, J.R.; and MacEwen, G.D.: Varus Derotation Osteotomy in the Treatment Of Persistent Dysplasia in Congenital Dislocation of the Hip. J.BONE JOINT SURG.; 67-A(2): 195-202, February 1985.
    • Ray, S.; Bowen, J.R.; and Marks, H.G.: Congenital Dislocation of the Hip and Hip Dysplasia in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. CONTEMP. ORTHOP.; 11(1):19-23, July 1985.
    • Bowen, J.R.;Ortega, K.; Ray, S.: and MacEwen, G.D: Abnormal Growth and Development of the Pediatric Hip. INSTR. COURSE LECT.; 197:159-63, July–August 1985.
    • Kumar, S.J.; Marks, H.G.,; Bowen, J.R.; and MacEwen, G.D.: Hip Dysplasia Associates with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in the Older Child Adolescent. J. PEDIATR ORTHOP; 5 (5):511-14, September-October 1985.
    • Mandell, G.A.; Harcke, H.T.; Bowen, J.R.; Sharkey, C.A.: Transient Photopenia of the Femoral Head Following Arthrography. CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE; 14 no. 6:397-404, 1989. (primary investigator: Mandell; co-investigators; Harcke, Bowen; resident; Sharkey)
    • Polanuer, P.; Harcke, T.H.; Bowen J.R.: Effectiveness of Ultrasound in the Management of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip. ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 13(3): 503, 1989
    • Polanuer, P.A.; Harcke, H.T.; Bowen, J.R.: Effective Use of Ultrasound in the Management of Congenital Dislocation and Dysplasia of the Hip. CLIN ORTHOP; 252:176-181, 1990.
    • Kruse, R.W.; Fracchia, M; Boos, M.; Guille, J.T.; Bowen, J.R.: Gortex Fabric as a Cast Underliner in Children. J. Pediat. Orthop. 11(6):786-788, 1991.
    • I. Kruse R.W.; Fracchia, M.; Boos, M.; Bowen J.R.: Gortex Fabric as a Cast Underliner in Children: ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS 15(1):148, 1991
    • Forlin, E.; Choi, I.H.; Guille J.T.; Bowen J.R.; Glutting, J.: Prognostic Factors in Congenital Dislocation of the Hip Treated with Closed Reduction: The Importance of the Arthrographic Evaluation. J BONE AND JOINT SURG. 74-A (8):1140-1152, 1992.
    • Synder, M.; Forlin, E., Xin S.; Bowen J. R.: Results of the Kalamchi Modification of Salter Osteotomy in the Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip. J. PEDIATR. ORTHOP. 12(4):449-453, 1992
    • Kruse, R.W.; Bowen, J.R.: Complication in the Treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Ch 17 pp337-361, in COMPLICATIONS IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY ed C. H. Epps, Jr. and J.R. Bowen, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA 1994.
    • Schindler, A., Lechevallier, J.J., Rao, N.S., Bowen, J.R.: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Arthroscopy of the Hip in Children and Adolescents: J Pediatric Ortho, 15(3) 317-321, 1995.
    • Harcke, T., Taylor, Bowen, J.R.: Treating Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: A Cost Analysis. 1996.
    • Harding, G.B.; Harcke, H.T.; Bowen, J.R.; Guille, J.T.; Glutting, J.: Management of Dislocated Hips with Pavlik Harness treatment and Ultrasound Monitoring: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 17:189-198 1997.
    • Doyle, S.M., Bowen, J.R.: Types of Persistent Dysplasia in Congenital Dislocation of the Hip, Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, Vol 65-3, p 266-276, 1999.
    • Lipton GE, Guille JT, Altiok H, Bowen JR, Harcke HT. Reappraisal of the Ortolani Examination in Children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. Journal Pediatric Orthop. 2007 January/February; 27(1):27-31 PMID 17195793
    • Gould SW, Grissom LE, Niedzielski A, Kecskemethy HH, Bowen JR, Harcke HT. Protocol for MRI of the hips after spica cast placement. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Jul-Aug; 32(5):504-9. doi. 10.1097/BPO Ob013e31825@23e4. PMID: 22706467.

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